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"1956 Christian Dior" Gold Shantung Silk Cocoon Coat UK 10-16


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"1956 Christian Dior" Gold Shantung Silk Cocoon Coat

This rare 1956 Christian Dior cocoon coat, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her rounded collar is framed by 3/4 wide Kimono sleeves. Her cocoon cut, boasts a button down front with matching silk covered buttons and 2 slit front pockets. Her gold shantung silk reflects the light beautifully and hangs with structure. Her tailored wide cut back, completes this incredible pieces, and sets off the iconic Christian Dior Cocoon cut.

Label: Christian Dior, 12883

Measurements of the Coat

Armpit to Armpit: up to 42 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40.5 inches

Waist: up to 48 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 20 inches

Hips: up to 60 inches

Size:Medium UK 10-12-14-16

Closures: This coat fastens with 7 buttons and a hook and loop

Condition: This coat is in near perfect vintage condition.
There is a small pen mark on the back left hand sleeve, a few very light age marks to the back of the coat, these are well concealed within the weave of the shantung silk, a small pin size dot to the front left hand side next to the button fastenings, some light impressions creases to the silk to the front hemline on either side.
Some foxing and general age marks to the lining . These minor details are in no way apparent when the coat is being worn, and are only noticeable under close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Shantung Silk, Fully lined

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.