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Name Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Nationality French
Role Designer

Associated Records

Image of 1986.010.0001 ab - Suit

1986.010.0001 ab - Suit

Beige and white heavy tweed two piece suit. Jacket: shaped notched lapel, 4 button center front closure, raglan sleeves, 3/4 length. Skirt: slim, knee length.

Image of 1986.010.0002 ab - Suit

1986.010.0002 ab - Suit

Grey, tan and beige wool two piece suit. Jacket: double breasted, notched collar, 2 flap pockets applied at hip, hip length. Skirt: Box pleat at front from knee.

Image of 1986.011.0003 ab - Suit

1986.011.0003 ab - Suit

Two piece cream wool suit woven with large navy checks. Jacket: 5 button closure to neck, small collar, long sleeves, straight jacket to below hip. Skirt: slim, box pleat at center front, open from knee, knee length.

Image of 1986.011.0005 ab - Ensemble, Dress & Jacket

1986.011.0005 ab - Ensemble, Dress & Jacket

Hot pink satin ballgown, black lace jacket. Dress: sleeveless, scoop neck, slight empire waist with self belt attached, long floor length skirt, columnar, fuller in back. Jacket: 3D lace, collarless, 3/4 sleeves, waist length, 2 applied satin ribbon bows center front.

Image of 1986.011.0006 ab - Bodice

1986.011.0006 ab - Bodice

Pink/peach silk organza evening bodice, embroidered with black polka dots. Scalloped V neck, fitted waist, shaped over hips, scalloped edges overall, long sleeves, curved self belt ties in back.

Image of 1986.011.0012 - Hat

1986.011.0012 - Hat

White chiffon turban hat. High round turban draped overall with white chiffon.

Image of 1986.011.0021 ab - Suit

1986.011.0021 ab - Suit

Two piece suit of dark brown and tan check wool (as basket weave). Jacket: lapels trimmed with black grosgrain as is edge, shaped, scalloped at center front, long sleeves. Skirt: slim, knee length. Dating updated on 6-10-15. Verified by Madame Marie Andree Jouve, former archivist at Balenciaga

Image of 1986.011.0022 ab - Suit

1986.011.0022 ab - Suit

Black wool two piece suit. Jacket: 4 large black buttons to neck, small collar, shaped to waist. Skirt: slim, knee length. Dating updated on 6-10-15. Verified by Madame Marie Andree Jouve, former archivist at Balenciaga

Image of 1986.011.0023 ab - Suit

1986.011.0023 ab - Suit

Charcoal wool flannel two pice suit. Jacket: notched collar, 4 button closure, 2 pocket flaps over breast, turned back cuffs with button trim. Skirt: slim center back kick pleat, knee length. Dating updated on 6-10-15. Verified by Madame Marie Andree Jouve, former archivist at Balenciaga

Image of 1986.011.0024 ab - Suit

1986.011.0024 ab - Suit

Black wool ribbed two piece suit. Jacket: open neck with squared collar, 4 button closure, long sleeves. Skirt: A line, knee length. Dating updated on 6-10-15. Verified by Madame Marie Andree Jouve, former archivist at Balenciaga

Image of 1986.011.0025 - Hat

1986.011.0025 - Hat

Hot pink silk satin hat, printed with white polka dots, draped as turban, twist center front, open fold over crown. Original catalog card: L. 1950s

Image of 1986.011.0026 - Hat

1986.011.0026 - Hat

Hot pink silk twill hat. Unstructured turban, horizontal pleats center front, drapes in back, self bow trim.

Image of 1986.011.0027 - Hat

1986.011.0027 - Hat

Navy blue fine woven straw hat, high crown, turned down brim, straw band.

Image of 1986.046.0004 ab - Ensemble, Jacket & Skirt

1986.046.0004 ab - Ensemble, Jacket & Skirt

Navy blue wool twill 2 piece suit. Jacket: single breasted, square peplum. Skirt: slim with front panel, knee length.

Image of 1986.011.0020 ab - Ensemble, Jacket & Skirt

1986.011.0020 ab - Ensemble, Jacket & Skirt

Two piece suit of brown, black, green and orange wool tweed. Jacket: open collar, 4 black braid buttons center front, 2 flap pockets over hip, fitted waist, hip length. Skirt: A-line, kick pleat at center back, knee length.

Image of 1984.015.0002 - Coat

1984.015.0002 - Coat

Taupe wool coat, open collar, yoke cut with dolman sleeves, two slit pockets, 3 button closure, knee length.

Image of 1984.015.0003 ab - Suit

1984.015.0003 ab - Suit

Two piece black mohair suit, double breasted jacket, notched collar, 3/4 sleeves, 4 large braid buttons; slim skirt, 2 side pleats, knee length Dating updated on 6-10-15. Verified by Madame Marie Andree Jouve, former archivist at Balenciaga.

Image of 1984.018.0001 - Coat

1984.018.0001 - Coat

Black and white wool houndstooth coat. 3/4 coat, double breasted with large black buttons, dolman sleeves, above knee length.

Image of 1984.018.0002 ab - Ensemble

1984.018.0002 ab - Ensemble

Two piece cocktail ensemble of black silk matelasse. Sleeveless tunic, shaped, low V back, mid thigh length. Skirt slim and slit at back. Originally above knee length.

Image of 1985.038.0001 ab - ensemble

1985.038.0001 ab - ensemble

Coral silk jersey two piece pants suit. Tunic: jewel neck, bracelet length sleeves, hip length, slits to waist at hips, self covered buttons center back. Slim pants. Model #10028