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Jacket

French
about 1990
Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008), For YSL Rive Gauche


Dimensions

Center back: 59.7 cm (23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.229

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave, quilted; lined with plain weave cotton; trimmed with wool braid

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s quilted silk jacket. Crew neck with button-loop closure at center front. Paisley print composed of swirling patches in dark blues and beige sewn onto front. Beige and navy braided piping at hem, neckline, cuffs and shoulders.
Interior Label: (red and black stiching on white tag) ‘MADE IN PARIS YVES SAINT LAURENT FRANCE RIVE GAUCHE’ (red stitch on small white tag) ‘38’

Provenance

Before 2012, sold to Jean S. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf