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  • Coat
    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, born 1895 - died 1972
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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1965-1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Face cloth

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr David Watts

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black coat of face cloth with a small lapelled collar and pocket flaps at hip level. It has three quarter kimono sleeves seamed at bust level.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1965-1966 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Face cloth

Marks and inscriptions

Balenciaga, 10 Avenue George V, Paris Made in France
Label; black on white

Number printed on back of label

Object history note

Given by Mr David Watts of Jaeger.

Attribution date is confirmed by the Cristobal Balenciaga Museum (Foundation) in Getaria, Spain.

Descriptive line

Coat, designed by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Paris, 1965-1966.

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

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

Production Note

Made for autumn/winter 1965-1966.


Face cloth




Fashion; Clothing


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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