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2007.37 Balmain

Object Name: mini dress

Artist/Maker: Pierre Balmain, Paris
Role in production: maker
Place of Creation: Paris
Date: 1968-70

Accession Number: 2007.37
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • organza
  • velvet
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Mini cocktail dress in black organza and velvet, with large cutwork daisies and spots, the petals formed of rouleaux bars of organza against a nude chiffon ground with velvet edging. Lined beige silk crepe; CB zip fastening; woven label on side seam: 'Pierre Balmain, Paris' with attached written tape label '150815'.

Dimensions

Type: bust
Height: 86 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: L (cb dress)
Height: 87
Width:
Depth: