Installing a selection of Dior dresses
(left, front) Marcelle Chaumont
1949 spring/summer collections
A full length, strapless evening dress of off-white organza. The skirt is hand-painted with a gold design of ribbons and bows.
Museum no. T.92&A-1974
Donated by Gloria Guinness.
(left, back) Lafaurie
Evening dress of printed silk organdie with sequins and diamante embroidery
Museum no. T.281A&B-1974
(centre) Christian Dior 'Belle de Nuit'
Bolero and dress of organza embroidered with ribbon, sequins, beads and metal thread
Museum no. T.133A&B-1974
(right) Christian Dior 'Perou'
Evening dress of heavy gold satin covered with embroidery in silver thread and couched gold metal thread in an interlaced foral design
Museum no. T.12-1977