Ball gown

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, steel
Dimensions: Length (a): 53 1/4 in. (135.3 cm) Length at CB (b): 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Lisa and Jody Greene, in memory of their loving mother, Mrs. Ethel S. Greene, 1958
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b

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