Woman's two-piece cocktail dress
Designed by Cristóbal Balenciaga (Spanish (active in France), 1895–1972)
Object Place: Paris, France
Center front: 101 cm (39 3/4 in.) Center back: 95.9 cm (37 3/4 in.) Costume (Waist): 27 in. (68.6 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk taffeta; moiré
Out on Loan
On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017
Black silk moiré halter dress with matching collar. Edges of wrap-around skirt and collar accented with deep points. Label: BALENCIAGA.
1998, gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch to the MFA. (Accession date: March 18, 1998)
Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch
Reproduced with permission.