House of Balenciaga | Evening dress | French | The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Haute Couture," December 7, 1995–March 24, 1996.The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Our New Clothes: Acquisitions of the 1990s," April 6, 1999–August 22, 1999
A Balenciaga dress of black gazar, “suspended like butterflies in mid-air on diamanté straps and drawn close towards the knee,” as described by Vogue. The ‘wings’ are indented with a single diamanté...