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Four pocket flaps lend this functional suit a sporty touch, whereas the shorter arms and the wider collar add a feminine expression.

Details

  • Title: Woollen Suit
  • Creator: Cristóbal Balenciaga
  • Date: 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; 1983 flea market, Paris, 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: Thick woollen yarn in ecru and brown, plain weave "Donegal"; lining: silk for lining in ecru

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