Collection Online
silk, cotton, metal
160.0 cm (centre back) 33.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Miss Sarah Bostock, 1993
© Balenciaga
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Cream satin gown with olive green velvet scroll appliqués around the neckline, either side of the centre front zip, finishing the short sleeves, concealing the construction seam joining the elongated bodice to a full length skirt. The neck and waistline of the bodice is cut in panels extending over the hip. The skirt is cut on the bias in panels with fullness slightly gathered into the construction seam with the bodice.