Evening gown and sash in grey-silver silk taffeta. A: Full-length evening gown in pencil silhouette with floor-length train; boned bodice fitted to natural waist; sweetheart neckline, open square back, folded over at neckline; sleeveless with straps; skirt gathered into full train at back waist and hip; center back snap, hook-and-eye and self button closure; white silk taffeta lining; train hem stiffened with horsehair. B: 1-inch wide sash, ties into center back bow at natural waist. Attributed to Cristobal Balenciaga.


  • Title: Evening gown in grey-silver silk taffeta
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Creator Birth Date: 1895
  • Creator Death Date: 1972
  • Date Created: 1950/1959
  • Type: Evening dress (garment), Sash (costume accessory)
  • Medium: Taffeta, Silk (fiber), Horsehair
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Balenciaga

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