Balenciaga Haute Couture Moiré Cocktail Dress, Spring-Summer 1963

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This lovely haute couture watered (moiré) silk taffeta dinner/cocktail dress is the ideal "Little Black Dress" for any perfect modern wardrobe. Labelled and numbered 84543, the dress features a fabric-matched stole. Boat neckline. Flattering silhouette with a high waist in the front, lower gathering at the back (see picture 5). The skirt flares out over the hips, accentuating the waist. Fully lined in silk chiffon, the dress closes with a zip and three press studs at the back. The ultimate of chic, this piece is a very nice example of Balenciaga’s work during the early 60's.

Fits approx. : US 0-4 / FR 34-36

Measurements (taken flat) :
Length (armpit to armpit) approx. 42.5 cm (16.7 inches)
Waist approx. 32 cm (12.6 inches)
Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 90 cm (35.4 inches)
Total length approx. 94 cm (37 inches)

This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.
Details
Designer
Cristobal Balenciaga
Brand
Balenciaga
Place of Origin
France
Period
1960-1969
Material Notes
Moiré, Silk, Taffeta, Gather, Stud, Waistband, Zip
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
37 in. L
94 cm L
Length
37 in. (94 cm)
Shoulder to Hem
35.4 in. (90 cm)
Dealer Location
Geneva, Switzerland
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU560601782
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