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fall/winter 1953-1954, silk embroidered with metallic threads, pearls, sequins (Lesage embroidery).

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Pierre Balmain (France, Paris, 1914 - 1982)
Woman's Evening Gown, circa 1967
Silk with coral beads, sequins and faux pearls
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I just picked up a Pierre Balmain scarf at an estate sale-- it's mousseline style, sheer, with hand-rolled edges, and the design is beautiful. It was 50 cents. I hope this is a good find?

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Would be nice if you could photograph/scan it , Marie.. ^
The design on it, is it a print ?

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*The second look is a full shot version of the one in #15, posted by Hanne.


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Pierre Balmain and the actress Ruth Ford, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1947

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A Pierre Balmain couture embroidered black satin cocktail gown, Autumn-Winter 1959, labelled and numbered 85188, the satin by Leonard, the embroidery by Lesage, with high neckline, low, square back, adorned overall with pale blue beads, silver raffia, pearls and crystals with periwinkles, shells and delicate scrolling foliage, See 'Femme Chic' issue 480 p. 83 for a gown from the same collection.
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^Interesting. Is it being worn with a skirt over top of it?

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pierre balmain's designs were so elegant and gorgeous.....what decarnin is doing for the house is such a slap in the face

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