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    Sale 5340

    Interiors - 20th Century Edition including Modern Design, Art, Fashion & Prints

    16 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    BALENCIAGA

    A TWO-TONE EVENING DRESS

    Price Realised  

    BALENCIAGA
    A TWO-TONE EVENING DRESS
    circa 1954, deep green/black silk sheath gown with contrasting café-au-lait train
    24in. (61cm.) waist
    Labelled


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    Provenance

    Commissioned by an American buyer, who donated it to charity in the late 1950s. Acquired by the current vendor at that time.