Evening Dress in Thai National Style

Pierre Balmain for Balmain1967

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles
Bangkok, Thailand

Jacquard-woven silk and metal-thread brocade with crystal, bead, paillette, and silver-metal thread embroidery for an official trip to Iran in April 1967, this mandarin-collared, sleeveless
variation on Thai national dress is made from a European silk and metal-thread brocade completely concealed beneath a layer of Lesage’s characteristically complex embroidery.


  • Title: Evening Dress in Thai National Style
  • Creator: Pierre Balmain
  • Creator Birth Date: 1914
  • Creator Death Date: 1982
  • Fashion House: Balmain
  • Manufacturer: House of Lesage
  • Date Created: 1967
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Type: Dress
  • Rights: Collection of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.
  • Medium: Woven silk,metal-thread brocade, bead

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