Cristobal Balenciaga Haute Couture evening coat in Calais lace Circa 1960
Imposing evening Kimono coat by Cristobal Balenciaga in light chamois Calais lace dating from the early 1960s. Bottom in Calais lace densely embroidered in chain stitch and applied with chiffon bias matching design of stylized flowers with curls. Kimono straight cut with flared panels and three-quarter sleeves. Crew neck coat, without button or closure, with crenellated edge around the edge. Colored organza lining and black woven label, white letter indicating Balenciaga, 10 avenue Georges V Paris. No damage. Excellent condition of color and conservation.
Measurement: French equivalent size 40. Shoulders 45 cm, sleeves 32 cm, height 142 cm, coat circumference under bars 120 cm, hem circumference of the coat 177 cm.