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"Bar" Suit by Christian Dior

Traje Bar Tailleur, 1947. Reproducción casa Dior. Colección Museo del Traje, Madrid. Pulse para ampliar

Bar Suit, Tailleur, 1947

Iconic model by the House of Dior, New Look tailored suit. Reproduction provided by the House of Dior.

Ivory-coloured, raw silk jacket, below-the-hip length, very fitted to the waist, V-neck and the front upper collar is folded into lapels, vertical cut over the chest and the back has two princess seams and a central seam.

Long, mid-calf skirt in taffeta (structured taffeta) and black mercerized cotton. It is all pleated towards the left with a “plissé du soleil" pleat in different widths, two centimetres at the waist and four centimetres at the hem.

Inventory: MT-101048-50


  • Adquisiciones de Bienes Culturales 2006. Ministerio de Cultura. 64, photograph of the outfit.
  • VAQUERO ARGÜELLES, Isabel. El reinado de la Alta Costura: la moda de la primera mitad del siglo XX. Madrid: 2007. 131, figura 6; Indumenta. Revista del Museo del Traje, 00, pp. 123-134.
  • VAQUERO ARGÜELLES, Isabel. The Bar Suit by Christian Dior, Model of the Month, November 2006 Nueva ventanaMuseo del Traje. Ministerio de Cultura.