Venus by Christian Dior: The Journey of a Dress

Step behind the scenes, as our textile conservation department, with assistance from registration and curatorial departments, prepares an important artwork from the museums’ collection for international travel. Part of a larger loan of six costumes, this video focuses on the preparation required to ensure safe transport of a voluminous and intricately embellished ball gown, Venus by Christian Dior (1949), in conjunction with Ship/Art International.

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