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Woman's evening dress

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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.

Spring–Summer 1961

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back 51 in. (129.5 cm)

Accession Number

1999.277

Medium or Technique

Warp-printed (chiné) silk faille

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes