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Woman's two-piece cocktail dress

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Black silk moiré halter dress with matching collar. Edges of wrap-around skirt and collar accented with deep points. Label: BALENCIAGA.

Provenance

Three purchased by donor, one purchased by donor's mother-in-law

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

French (Paris), 1949

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

99.06 cm (39 in.); Legacy dimension: CB (approximately): 39 in.

Accession Number

1998.43a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta; moiré

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes