Evening ensemble

Design House: (a–d) House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937)
Designer: (a–d) Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea)
Designer: (e, f) Roger Vivier (French, 1913–1998)
Date: fall/winter 1963–64
Culture: French
Medium: silk; (a-d) glass beading, metallic thread
Dimensions: Length (a): 18 in. (45.7 cm) Length at CB (b): 41 in. (104.1 cm) Length (c): 18 in. (45.7 cm) Length (d): 38 1/4 in. (97.2 cm) Length (e, f): 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Wrightsman, 1966
Accession Number: C.I.66.44.6a–f

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