A featured gown from Balmain’s spring 1962 collection, Marly was pictured in fashion magazines and modeled in several newsreels, one of which is on view in the adjacent gallery. Her Majesty took it on a state visit to Australia and New Zealand in 1962 and wore it at home until at least 1966.


  • Title: Evening Dress, Marly
  • Creator: Pierre Balmain
  • Creator Birth Date: 1914
  • Creator Death Date: 1982
  • Fashion House: Balmain
  • Manufacturer: House of Lesage
  • Date Created: 1962
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Type: Dress
  • Rights: Collection of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.
  • Medium: Silk chiffon, organza, velvet with silk and metal-thread, bead embroidery.

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Flash this QR Code to get the app
Google apps