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

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1967-1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Gilbert Miller

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sleeveless dress of black gazar. It is knee-length, with a flounce at the hem, a centre front seam and fastening at the back. The neck is round at the front and a deep V-shape at the back.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1967-1968 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

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

Printed on back of label

Object history note

Worn and given by Mrs Gilbert Miller

Historical context note

Gilbert Miller was a prolific Producer, Writer, Director, Performer, Theatre Owner / Operator

Descriptive line

Gazar dress, designed by Cristóbal Balenciaga, Paris, 1967-1968.

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

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




Fashion; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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