Man' s suit

French
1970–74
Designed by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Length (pants): 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1571.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave; plastic; silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light tan two button jacket with off-white stripes. Two back pockets (one slit and one with flap). Four plastic buttons at cuff. Two back vents. Tan lining printed with “Yves Saint Laurent.” Three labels read: “”Yves Saint Laurent/Made in France,” “Foley’s International Collection,” and “Professional/Dry Clean Only.” Light tan pants with off-white stripes. Two slit pockets at side seams and one back flap pocket with a button. Zipper and two buttons. Interior waistband printed “Yves Saint Laurent.”

Provenance

By 1975, purchased at Foleys, Houston TX by Bob Clark, Houston; gift of Clark and his wife Tonia to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Tonia and Bob Clark