Loose-fitting coat, with jewel neckline and kimono sleeves. The bodice extends to the hip line, where the lower part of the coat is gathered like a skirt and reinforced. Lined with blue silk taffeta.


  • Title: Cocktail coat
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Creator Birth Date: 1895
  • Creator Death Date: 1972
  • Fashion House: Balenciaga
  • Date Created: 1958
  • Location Created: San Sebastián, Spain
  • Provenance: Donated by Patricia López-Willshaw.
  • Type: Coat
  • Photographer: Manuel Outumuro
  • Original Source: CBM 2002.25
  • Rights: Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa
  • Medium: Pastel green silk shantung, blue silk taffeta

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