Balenciaga Misty Sheath

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Balenciaga Misty Sheath, 1950

Gelatin silver negative
23 1/2 x 20 in.
Gift of Irving Penn, 2004.288

SERIES I: FASHION (RESTRICTED)
"Balenciaga Misty Sheath", also known as "Cocoa-Colored Balenciaga Dress" (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn). 23 1/2 x 20 in. black and white gelatin silver negative.
See also collection print, accession number 1996.233.