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This dress is made of two panels of cloth that are joined together by two seams on the shoulder. The back part is falling loosely the front part shapes the body by darts.

Details

  • Title: Green Mohairdress - back view
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Date: 1959
  • 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; 1993 Christie’s East, New York, 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: Apple-green wool with fancy yarn of mohair wool; lining: apple-green silk

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