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Dress
Dress
House Of:
Designer:
Date:
1959–1960
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Grey Print Silk Organza, Silk Crepe, Grosgrain Ribbon
Dimensions:
108 x 58 cm (42 1/2 x 22 13/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Attributed to Balenciaga

Accession Number:
1985.44.5a-c
Acquisition Date:
1985-07-10
Credit Line:

Eleanor Christenson de Guigné Collection (Mrs. Christian de Guigné III), gift of Ronna and Eric Hoffman

Drop waist dress with short sleeves cut in one with bodice. Narrow stand collar.
gathered bell-shaped skirt. Buttons up back with large self-covered buttons, bound buttonholes. Inseam pockets and skirt support. Separate petticoat of grey silk crepe. Narrow lavender grosgrain ribbon for belt.