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On the hip-length, simple top a slightly ruffled skirt in peacock-line is attached. The stiff silk fabric lends the dress its sculptural quality.

Details

  • Title: Eveninggown with Train
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Date: ca. 1965
  • Rights: Photo © bpk - Photo Agency / Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Stephan Klonk │ Text © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Christine Waidenschlager
  • Provenance: 2003 Kamer/Ruf collection; 1988 Christie’s, London, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
  • Place of origin: Paris, France
  • ISIL no.: DE-MUS-018417
  • Type: Dress
  • External Link: http://www.smb.museum/museen-und-einrichtungen/kunstgewerbemuseum/home.html
  • Medium: Silk in a varied plain weave "Gazar" in fuchsia; lining: silk in fuchsia

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