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Dress

Dress

  • Place of origin:

    France (designed and made)

  • Date:

    2004 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ghesquière, Nicolas, born 1971 (designer)
    Balenciaga (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rubberised and printed neoprene and wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Balenciaga Archives

  • Museum number:

    T.113-2011

  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA17, shelf FIG8

Physical description

Mini dress, of printed rubberised neoprene with knitted wool inserts, dress is fitted to the body with straps and metal buckles wrapping around waist and hips, front of skirt has a large zip in the centre and two side panels which hang below the hem, asymmetric neckline comprised of panels of black and white knitted wool; there are two distinct prints on the neoprene, one of red ground with graffiti pattern and the other of black ground with yellow and white graffiti pattern.

Place of Origin

France (designed and made)

Date

2004 (made)

Artist/maker

Ghesquière, Nicolas, born 1971 (designer)
Balenciaga (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Rubberised and printed neoprene and wool

Descriptive line

Dress, printed rubberised neoprene and wool, designed by Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga, France, A/W 2004

Materials

Neoprene; Wool

Techniques

Printed

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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