“Venus” House of Dior  (French, founded 1947) Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini) Date: fall/winter 1949–50 Culture: French Medium: silk, sequins, rhinestones, simulated pearls Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 4 in. (10.2 cm) (b) Length at CB: 49 in. (124.5 cm) (c) Overall: 1 1/2 x 5 in. (3.8 x 12.7 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1953

“Venus” House of Dior  (French, founded 1947) Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini) Date: fall/winter 1949–50 Culture: French Medium: silk, sequins, rhinestones, simulated pearls Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 4 in. (10.2 cm) (b) Length at CB: 49 in. (124.5 cm) (c) Overall: 1 1/2 x 5 in. (3.8 x 12.7 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1953

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