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Object Number 1983.001.0507 abc
Object Name Ensemble
Creator Balmain
Creator (when more than 1) Balmain, Pierre, 1914-1982
Date 1966-1969
Culture French
Description Sleeveless dress with fitted bodice of white silk gazar, round neck, ankle length skirt of horizontal grey and white stripe with 2 grey bands. Belt of grey stripe with lime faille border and binding. Rectangular stole of lime moire backed with greige faille.

Original catalog card: C. 1966, White and grey horizontal stripe dinner dress and stole. Sleeveless dress with fitted bodice of white, round neck trimmed with grey stripe continuing down center front. Attached skirt of horizontal grey and white stripe with two grey bands down front and back. Belt of grey with lime green stripe in center. Stole of lime green silk knit.
Material Faille
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Role Creator Designer
Role Creator 2 Designer
Credit line Silverman/Rodgers Collection
Label Balmain, Paris. No labels, except one of Shannon's he put in when piece was lent.