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Ball gown of dark green silk chiffon over pale pink silk faille

Pierre Balmain1965

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

Dress of dark green silk chiffon over pale pink silk faille; princess style; full-length; scoop neck; sleeveless; high waistline; bodice covered with flowers of pink crystals, pink sequins, green bugle beads, gold beads, gold thread veined pink glass leaves embroidered on green net; two-inch band of same embellishment at hem. Back zipper; unlined. Label: Pierre Balmain / Paris / 134.834. Worn by Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.

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  • Title: Ball gown of dark green silk chiffon over pale pink silk faille
  • Creator: Pierre Balmain
  • Creator Birth Date: 1914
  • Creator Death Date: 1982
  • Date Created: 1965
  • Provenance: Worn by Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.
  • Type: Gown
  • Medium: Chiffon, Silk (textile), Glass (material), Bead (pierced object), Faille, Sequin (spangle)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Pierre Balmain / Paris

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