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Ball gown of purple satin and deep pink silk with horizontal rep stripes

Pierre Balmain1966

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY, United States

Dress of purple satin and deep pink silk rep stripe in purple, black and green. A: A-line, full-length ball gown; round neck; sleeveless; purple satin bodice; neck and armholes edged and trimmed with stripe; bell-shaped, gored, horizontal stripe skirt; back zipper; pink taffeta underskirt. B: Rep stripe belt, 1 1/2 inches wide with bow. Label: Pierre Balmain / Paris / 138-357 [or 1]. Worn by Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.

Details

  • Title: Ball gown of purple satin and deep pink silk with horizontal rep stripes
  • Creator: Pierre Balmain
  • Creator Birth Date: 1914
  • Creator Death Date: 1982
  • Date Created: 1966
  • Location Created: Paris (France)
  • Provenance: Worn by Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.
  • Type: Gown
  • Medium: Silk (textile), Satin, Taffeta
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Pierre Balmain

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