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A Pierre Balmain couture ball gown, circa 1953-6, the gown of silver-grey silk faille with strapless bodice and full skirt with lavish Lesage silver and blue embroidery with raisedwork C scrolls studded with pastes, satin rosettes, metallic blue embroidery, simple bow to the front

Evening Dress, Pierre Balmain (French, 1914–1982) for the House of Balmain (French, founded 1945) for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1899): fall/winter 1956-57, French, silk/beads. Marking: [label] "Pierre Balmain/Paris; Bergdorf Goodman/New York/Newhouse, 10/16/56, (No.) Debby" Designer:

Design House: House of Balmain (French, founded 1945) Designer: Pierre Balmain (French, St. Jean de Maurienne 1914–1982 Paris) Date: 1953 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. (137.2 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Oscar Hammerstein II, 1956

1956 Balmain .Très jeune d'allure, cet ensemble se compose d'une jaquette et d'une jupe. La veste à basque courte est crantée et gansée de bleu marine comme le bas des manches trois-quarts. Une grosse cravate de soie marine se noue sous le petit col châ