Ivory silk taffeta dress with floral print in various tones of red and fuchsia. Cut at the hipline, the bodice is straight with drop- shoulder sleeves and a round neckline at the front and back. The full pleated skirt is decorated with a bow made from the same fabric.


  • Title: “Baby doll” dress
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Creator Birth Date: 1895
  • Creator Death Date: 1972
  • Fashion House: Balenciaga
  • Date Created: 1958
  • Location Created: San Sebastián, Spain
  • Provenance: Worn by María Sonsoles de Icaza y de León, Marchioness of Llanzol.
  • Type: Dress
  • Photographer: Manuel Outumuro
  • Original Source: CBM 06.1999
  • Rights: Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa
  • Medium: Ivory silk taffeta
  • Bibliographic references: Catalogue of the exhibition Cristóbal Balenciaga y la marquesa de Llanzol. Getaria: Fundación Cristóbal Balenciaga Fundazioa, September 2004, 27.

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