A Christian Dior couture silver satin cocktail dress, probably Autumn-Winter,1958, white on black undated label,numbered 10346, with integral white tulle corset, the full skirt bows to the front, crin-stiffened tulle petticoats, bust 74-76cm,29-30in, waist 58cm, 23in
Finish inside is mixed between hand locked and raw steams.
A few small holes in organza lining of skirt.
A I understand the black label was applied to sale pieces - which were often defilé. Small stain to front left of skirt small biro mark to front skirt hidden within a fold.
good condition "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."