CHRISTIAN DIOR Fall 1957 Haute Couture "Venezuela" Evening Dress Size XS
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Excellent, light signs of general wear and age.
Approximately size XS
The "Venezuela" dress from the A/W 1957/58 Haute Couture collection is one of Christian Dior's last creations before his untimely death in 1957 and one of his most important and critically acclaimed designs. Versions of this dress are held by Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (dusky pink, executed by Atélier Hélène), The Metropolitan Museum, New York (black) and LACMA, Los Angeles (black). In 2014, a red version with a black floral pattern sold at auction in Paris for 40.888 EUR. Reference pictures (both via Pinterest): 1) Victoire by unknown photographer, 2) Simone d'Aillencourt by Henry Clarke.