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Evening ensemble

(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

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