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Dress
  • Dress
    Balenciaga, Cristóbal, born 1895 - died 1972
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Dress

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1962 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Knit jersey covered in plastic sequins

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Gilbert Miller

  • Museum number:

    T.29-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Day dress of rachelle knit jersey entirely covered in black plastic sequins. It is a knee-length sheath with high round neck and three-quarter length sleeves. It has a slight shoulder padding and a centre back stud fastening.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1962 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Knit jersey covered in plastic sequins

Marks and inscriptions

'Balenciaga, 10 Avenue George V, Paris'
Label, inside side seam, machine woven black on white

'103427'
Hand-written on back of label

Object history note

Worn and given by Mrs Gilbert Miller

Descriptive line

Afternoon dress of embroidered knit jersey, designed by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Paris, 1962.

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

Cecil Beaton, Fashion: an anthology (London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1972)

Materials

Jersey; Sequin

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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