Cocktail dress

House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)

Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea)
Date: spring/summer 1956
Culture: French
Medium: silk
Dimensions: Length at CB: 44 in. (111.8 cm)
Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Irene Stone, 1967
Accession Number: 2009.300.28a, b

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