Evening ensemble

(a–c) House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)

Designer: (a–c) Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea)
Manufacturer: (d, e) Salvatore Ferragamo (Italian, founded 1929)
Date: spring/summer 1958
Culture: French
Medium: silk
Dimensions: Length (a): 40 1/2 in. (102.9 cm) Width (b): 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm) Length (c): 27 in. (68.6 cm) Length (d, e): 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Rachel L. Mellon, 1987
Accession Number: 1987.134.7a–e

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