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Jacket

Jacket

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1943 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, born 1895 - died 1972 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin with beads

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Madame Miguel Angel Carcano

  • Museum number:

    T.15-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jacket of white duchesse satin covered with small loops of white bead. The embroidery is heavily made on the shoulders, thinning out towards the waist. The jacket is fitted, has a small roll collar and long tight sleeves.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1943 (made)

Artist/maker

Balenciaga, Cristóbal, born 1895 - died 1972 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Satin with beads

Object history note

Donated and worn by the wife of Argentinian Ambassador, Miguel Angel Carcano

Descriptive line

Embroidered duchesse satin jacket, designed by Cristóbal Balenciaga, France, 1943.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cecil Beaton, Fashion: an anthology (London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1971)

Materials

Satin

Techniques

Beading

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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