Pierre Balmain Couture Bolero numbered 168195 Circa 1960
Elegant Pierre Balmain bolero in embroidered white cotton piqué with round collar and small epaulets, dating from the late 1950s. On the edge of jacket and wrists, very fine work of lying black sequins embroideries set with jet beads and black silk braid trimmings. Baroque decor of volutes inspired by the toreadors, Spain, Picasso and creations of Balenciaga, competitor of the famous Parisian dressmaker who dressed the crowned heads. Ivory silk taffeta lining. Label white background black graphic Pierre Balmain Paris numbered manuscript 168195 on a cotton ribbon on the reverse. Jacket cleaned. Very good condition of color and conservation.
Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 36 Front height 44 cm Back height 44 cm Shoulders 36 cm Sleeves 59 cm Chest 85 cm