Short sleeveless cocktail dress in black silk crepe printed in bold full-blown roses in pink, purple and turquoise; princess line; lined black crepe; long zip cb; labelled in side seam 'Balenciaga, 10 Avenue George V, Paris'. From the Spring/Summer 1964 collection, model no. 45; crepe printed by Staron (similar model in UCAD Paris - UF 69-10-8) See photo of La Marquise de Llanzol wearing the same dress as a wedding guest in 1964.
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