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Dress

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


Dimensions

Center back: 132.1 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

2013.726

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Evening gown with pink taffeta skirt and black velvet bodice with long sleeves. Hem of skirt has contrasting black finish. Black zipper on left side. Sleeves have 3.5” black zippers at wrist.

Provenance

Before 2011, acquired by Evelyn H. Lauder (b. 1936 - d. 2011); 2011, given by inheritance to her husband, Leonard A. Lauder, New York, NY; 2013, gift of Lauder to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

The Evelyn H. Lauder Fashion Collection—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder