Before the evening commenced, the guests were greeted by the hosts, Guy de Rothschild and his wife Marie-Helene de Rothschild; who wore an ornate stag mask crying tears of diamonds.
The ball was attended by the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali himself. This picture captures him in front of his famous depiction of Mae West.
Emaciated and dismembered dolls were artistically juxtaposed to create surrealistic centerpieces.
Evening of Fascination
The guests were welcomed and served by servants dressed in cat-like outfits.