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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, suede
Dimensions: Length (a): 49 1/2 in. (125.7 cm) Length (b): 31 in. (78.7 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John Chambers Hughes, 1958
Accession Number: C.I.58.34.28a, b

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