House of Balmain Designer: Pierre Balmain. Date: 1953 Culture: French Medium: silk, rhinestones

Pierre Balmain Vintage ... gown designed for royal ball, but would be a lovely design for a wedding dress.

I want this soooo much!! Evening Dress, Pierre Balmain (French, 1914–1982) for the House of Balmain (French, founded 1945) for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1899): fall/winter 1956-57, French, silk/beads. Marking: [label] "Pierre Balmain/Paris; Bergdorf Goodman/New York/Newhouse, 10/16/56, (No.) Debby" Designer: I want it toooooo!!! Oh my, how beautiful

Dress Date: ca. 1910 Culture: American Medium: linen Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number: 1981.380.3a, b

Ensemble, Evening House of Balmain (French, founded 1945) Designer: Oscar de la Renta (American, born Dominican Republic, 1932) Date: fall/winter 2001–2

Evening dress House of Worth (French, 1858–1956) Date: 1898–1900 Culture: French Medium: silk, cotton, metal Dimensions: Length (a): 17 in. (43.2 cm) Length at CF (b): 41 3/4 in. (106 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Eva Drexel Dahlgren, 1976

Balmain 1950's

Wrap, House of Worth 1905, French

Vintage Negligée ca 1908

Ball gown - House of Worth 1900

1930s evening gown with rhinestone bow | circa 1935.

c. 1867 [1864-1867] dress, American. Silk. The Met, C.I.40.164.1a–c. [Only the slightly trained skirt and wide, flat box pleats give this a postwar look. The bodice and sleeves are fine for 1860-1865.]

Eggshell color silk dress trimmed with lace and braid. Made by dressmaker Mary Abigail Molloy, St. Paul, Minnesota.

1791 Wedding dress and petticoat

1903

1980-1920 Cream silk chiffon with pale printed & flocked rose blossom clusters center front panel covered the way the lace is inset,with print either side.

Black Crepe 1930s Evening Gown w/Dripping Rhinestone Back

Ceremonial Court Dress of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna of Russia, 1896, Hermitage.

1953 wedding gown #vintage

Fiona - Silk satin dress, richly adorned with lace appliques, sheer back with pearl fastening, long flounced train, with lace trimming and lace medallion appliques.