Cocktail dress

Design House: House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937)
Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Culture: French
Medium: silk
Dimensions: Length at CB: 50 in. (127 cm)
Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Claire Ramsay Roman, 1986
Accession Number: 2009.300.1370

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