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Dinner dress in off-white silk twill with floral embroidery of silk thread, sequins, beads and piping

Christian Dior1968/1968

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

Dinner dress in off-white silk twill; A-line sheath; full-length; jewel neckline; bracelet-length sleeves; embroidered band of silver and gold sequins, gold bugle beads and woven wire braid at neck, wrists and hem; heavy asymmetrical floral embroidery on lower left side in gold, green, white and black silk thread, gold beads, gold and silver sequins, gold and green cellophane strips, gold braid and woven gold beads; center back zipper closure; off-white silk chiffon lining. Label: Christian Dior Paris Made in France Automne-Hiver 1968. Worn by Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.

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  • Title: Dinner dress in off-white silk twill with floral embroidery of silk thread, sequins, beads and piping
  • Creator: Christian Dior
  • Date Created: 1968/1968
  • Location Created: Paris (France)
  • Provenance: Worn by Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.
  • Type: Dinner dress
  • Medium: Sequin (spangle), Silk (fiber), Metallic thread, Bead (pierced object), Twill, Chiffon, Cellophane, Braid (trimming), Embroidering
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Christian Dior

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