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Catalog Number 1995.032
Object Name Dress, Cocktail
Collection Women's Collection
Artist/Designer/Brand Pierre Balmain
Role of Artist Designer
Date 1979
Description Cocktail dress; women's dress of black and silver brocade; blouson style; basic round neckline; center front opening with self fabric buttons; long set in sleeves with zipper opening at sleeve hem and seven button accents; deep box pleat in center back; hem is gathered into a wide band at the bottom that ties like a handkerchief in center front; tie detail is fastened onto bodice by snap on buttons.
Material Silk, Lurex
Place of Origin France