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Medium
linen, silk, plastic (buttons)
Measurements
(a) 50.0 cm (centre back) 45.6 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 63.0 cm (centre back) 33.5 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
(a) label, inside centre back, woven in black on white silk: BALENCIAGA / 10. AVENUE GEORGE V. PARIS
stamped in purple ink on white cotton on reverse: (...illeg.) 81278
(b) none
Accession Number
1995.314.a-b
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Dr Joan Mulholland, 1995
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A two-piece black linen day suit. An easy fitting collarless jacket with a soft rounded shoulder line, three-quarter sleeve and wide bias cut basque and three centre front buttons. The skirt is knee length and finished with an 8.0 cm band linen with black silk crepe de chine rauleau in the construction seam.