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Dress  House of Balenciaga  (French, founded 1937)  Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) Date: fall/winter 1947 Culture: French Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB: 49 in. (124.5 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., 1967

House of Balenciaga (French, founded Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Date: fall/winter Culture: French. Dimensions: Length at CB: 49 in.

"Aladin"  House of Dior  (French, founded 1947)  Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini) Date: fall/winter 1947–48 Culture: French Medium: (a) silk (b) patent.  Credit Line: Gift of Bettina Ballard, 1958.  I LOVE the sweet drapery of the skirt and the sleeve tie bows on the shoulder, SO cute!!!

"Aladin" House of Dior (French, founded Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville Montecatini) Date: fall/winter Culture: French Medium: (a) silk (b) patent. Credit Line: Gift of Bettina Ballard,

Madame Gress dress ca. 1945 via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Madame Grès (Alix Barton) (French, Paris Var region) Date: ca. 1945 This looks a bit odd on the mannequin, but I bet it would look amazing on!

"Bambury Cross"Designer: Elizabeth Hawes (American, Ridgewood, New Jersey 1903–1971 New York) Date: fall/winter 1936 Culture: American Medium: wool, fur, silk

"Bambury Cross" Designer: Elizabeth Hawes (American, Ridgewood, New Jersey New York) Date: fall/winter 1936 Culture: American Medium: wool, fur, silk

A day dress is from the Utility Collection by the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers for the Board of Trade. V&A 1942.

Day dress

London (made) autumn 1942 (designed) Molyneux, Edward, born 1891 - died 1974 (designer) Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers (producer (collection)) Utility (designed for) Rayon crepe, with matching composition buttons

Dress Design House: House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937) Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish ) Date: 1949

Balenciaga Dress - 1949 - House of Balenciaga (French, founded - Design by Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, - Silk - Watsonette

Dress.  House of Balenciaga  (French, founded 1937).  Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972). Date: fall/winter 1957. Culture: French. Medium: silk. Dimensions: Length at CB: 39 in. (99.1 cm).

Dress Design House: House of Balenciaga (French, founded Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian Javea) Date: fall/winter 1957 Culture: French Medium: silk

Dress House of Schiaparelli  (French, 1928–1954) Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1890–1973) Date: fall 1937 Culture: French Medium: Co...

Dress House of Schiaparelli (French, Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, Date: fall 1937 Culture: French Medium: Co.

1957 Balenciaga Evening dress Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY See more museum vintage dresses at http://www.vintagefashionandart.com/dresses

Evening dress House of Balenciaga (French, founded Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Date: spring/summer 1957 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 56 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Coat House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937) Date: spring/summer 1950 Medium: wool | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

House of Balenciaga (French, founded Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Date: spring/summer Culture: French. Dimensions: Length at CB: 46 in.

1952 Balenciaga Evening dress Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY See more museum vintage dresses at http://www.vintagefashionandart.com/dresses

1952 Balenciaga Evening dress Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY See more museum vintage dresses at

Défile Balenciaga Prêt-à-porter Automne-hiver 2014-2015 - Look 19

Défilé Balenciaga Automne-hiver 2014-2015 Prêt-à-porter

Ensemble Back c.a. 1964,  Medium: wool

House of Balenciaga

Cocktail dress Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian 1895–1972 Javea) Date: spring/summer 1948 Culture: French

Design House: House of Balenciaga (French, founded Designer: Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, Guetaria, San Sebastian Javea). Date: spring/.

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