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  • Artists/Makers: dior
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    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (creator); C.D. Models Ltd. (manufacturer)
    • 1952
    • Worn by the donor, Mrs. Brooks McCormick (Hope Baldwin).
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • circa 1954
    • This dress was worn by the donor, Mrs. Henry D. Paschen (Maria Tallchief). Although the donor does not remember altering this garment, there are signs of alterations throughout the bodice, waist and skirt hem. The original lining to the bodice has...
    • Dress

    • Miss Dior (Firm) (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1972
    • Worn by donor, née Barbara Davis, on the occasion of her marriage to Mr. Thomas F. Frey on December 2, 1972. The dress was purchased in November, 1972 at the Miss Dior boutique in Paris, France.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • circa 1948
    • Worn by donor, Mrs. Sanger P. Robinson.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • circa 1950
    • Worn by donor, Mrs. Gardner H. Stern, née Hanchen Strauss.
    • Dress

    • Saint Laurent, Yves (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1958
    • Worn by Mrs. Harold J. Nutting (d.1962). Petticoat and foundational garment (1962.71) worn with this dress.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • circa 1953
    • Object was donated and worn by dancer and choreographer Ruth Page (Mrs. Thomas Hart Fisher).
    • Dress

    • Saint Laurent, Yves (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1958
    • Worn by donor. Purchased at Stanley Korshak in Chicago.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    • 1948
    • This gown is from the first Dior New York Collection designed by Christian Dior. It should be belted very tightly at the waist with a rust colored belt. Worn by donor, Mrs. William Englehaupt (Dorothy Fuller). Dorothy Fuller's name is synonymous...
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • circa 1953
    • Object was donated and worn by dancer and choreographer Ruth Page (Mrs. Thomas Hart Fisher).
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1948
    • This gown is an example of the New Look introduced by Christian Dior in 1948.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Marshall Field & Company (distributor)
    • circa 1955
    • Worn by Mrs. John William Straub, 1926-2007 née Jane Easter. Purchased at Marshall Field & Company Bridal Salon.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • circa 1955
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    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1947
    • Ballerina Maria Tallchief donated this dress, the Museum's only piece from Dior's historic first collection. Tallchief was prima ballerina of the New York City Ballet for eighteen years and later became the artistic director of Chicago's Lyric...
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1957
    • Worn by Mrs. Albert H. Newman.
    • Dress

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1951
    • Worn by donor, Mrs. Kennedy Gilchrist.
    • Dress

    • Saint Laurent, Yves (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1958
    • Object was donated and worn by dancer and choreographer Ruth Page (Mrs. Thomas Hart Fisher).
    • Dress and petticoat

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1954
    • Object was donated and worn by dancer and choreographer Ruth Page (Mrs. Thomas Hart Fisher).
    • Dress and stole

    • Dior, Christian (designer); Christian Dior, Inc. (designer)
    • 1953
    • Worn by donor, Mrs. Robert D. Graff.

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