"A Christian Dior by Yves Saint Laurent couture velvet cocktail dress ,AW `1960-61, white on black woven Paris label, with bateau neckline, dropped graduated waist, the full skirt with integral layered tulle petticoats, cuffs and hem trimmed with silk bobble fringes, bust 86cm, 34in, waist 66cm, 26in
Bodice seams have been altered, missing a bobble from the hem, hem let down 2.5 cm.
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