Woman's evening dress

Spring–Summer 1961
Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spanish (active in France), 1895–1972)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back 51 in. (129.5 cm)

Accession Number

1999.277

Medium or Technique

Warp-printed (chiné) silk faille

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow/lime green printed silk faille in large pomegranate/grape pattern. Slighty dropped and gathered waistband curving up in back to gathered “Watteau” back. Label: “Balenciaga 10, Avenue George V Paris”

Provenance

Before 1999: private collection; by 1999, purchased by Marie-Noëlle Sudre from private collection; purchased by MFA from Marie-Noëlle Sudre, 1999.

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.