Short evening dress of white wild silk, with hand embroidered coloured floral motifs in the Chinese style. It is fitted and has a wide round neck, slightly lower at the back. It is sleeveless and has a side zip fastening. The dress is fully lined with white silk.


  • Title: Evening dress
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Fashion House: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Date Created: 1960/1962
  • Location Created: Paris
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 1120 mm Centre back, Circumference: 620 cm Waist, Circumference: Bust cm 79, Circumference: 770 mm Ribcage, Circumference: 470 mm 470, Circumference: 1340 mm Around hem
  • Provenance: Given by Viscountess Lambton
  • Medium: Embroidered wild silk lined with silk

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