Yellow gros de Naples dress, with embroidery in polychrome chenille floral motifs. Long dress, with a slight train and stiffened with interlining. Cut at waistline. The bodice, reinforced with a corselet, has a round neckline at the front and lower-cut at the back. The skirt is gathered at the waistline, lower at the back. Lined with yellow silk organza and fastens on the left.


  • Title: Evening dress
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Creator Birth Date: 1895
  • Creator Death Date: 1972
  • Fashion House: Balenciaga
  • Date Created: 1960
  • Location Created: San Sebastián, Spain
  • Type: Dress
  • Photographer: Manuel Outumuro
  • Original Source: CBM 2001.08
  • Rights: Cristóbal Balenciaga Museoa
  • Medium: Yellow gros de Naples
  • Bibliographic references: Catalogue of the exhibition Hommage à Balenciaga. Lyon: Musée Historique des Tissus, 1985, 84. Piece no. 117.

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