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Evening ensemble

Design House:
(a, b) House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937)
Designer:
(a, b) Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea)
Designer:
(c, d) René Mancini (French, founded 1936)
Date:
fall/winter 1961–62
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Dimensions:
Length at CB (a): 168 1/4 in. (427.4 cm) Length at CB (b): 48 in. (121.9 cm) Heel to Toe (c, d): 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Rachel L. Mellon, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.134.1a–d
Not on view
Marking: [label] (a, b) "Balenciaga/10 Avenue George V. Paris"
[label] (a, b) "79355"
[label] (c, d) "Rene Mancini/20 Avenue du Boccador, Paris"
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