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Opera Coat

Artist/Maker:Cristóbal Balenciaga (b.1895, d.1972), designer

Date:Circa 1960

Place:France

Classification:Women's Outerwear: Majority of Body/Costume and Accessory

Medium:silk

Credit Line:Museum Purchase: Gift of the Friends of Fashion

Period:20th Century

Accession No:2004.146