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Jacket

1979
Designed by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008)


Dimensions

Center back: 45.7 cm (18 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1061

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Black cropped collarless jacket with shiny black buttons down center front. Sleeves are black and body is royal blue with white and black swirling decals sewn on. Black ribbon trim along neckline, jacket opening, and bottom hem.

Interior labels: “YVES SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE MADE IN FRANCE PARIS” “38”

Provenance

1979, sold by Sakowitz, Houston, TX to Cathy Newman, Washington DC; 2012, gift of Newman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Cathy Newman