Evening Gown


Evening gown of black silk with black mink around the neckline and hem; V-neckline; sleeveless; full-length, A-line from waist.

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Balenciaga, Cristóbal Creation Date: Unknown.


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Evening gown of black silk with black mink around the neckline and hem; V-neckline; sleeveless; full-length, A-line from waist.


In donor's descriptions, she writes: "The famous black silk BALL gown--red on reverse side. Large skirt with black mink all around skirt and around neck. Neck cut low in back and has a small bow at back. Please note cut of this and again notice quality of the fabric which today does not exist. Gown has slight train."


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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

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  • Oct. 9, 2014, 1:13 p.m.

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Balenciaga, Cristóbal. Evening Gown, physical object, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30142/: accessed March 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.