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Object Number 1986.011.0021 ab
Object Name Suit
Creator Balenciaga
Creator (when more than 1) Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Date A-1956
Culture French
Description 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
Material Wool/Grograin ribbon
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Role Creator 2 Designer
Credit line in memory of Margaret Whitney Thompson by her daughters Varney T. Elliott and Rosemary T. Franciscus
Label LABEL: Balenciaga, 10 Avenue George V, Paris
Jacket ID # 57007
Skirt ID # 3717