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Woman's ensemble

Designed by YSL Rive Gauche


Center back (jacket): 58.4 cm (23 in.) Center back (top): 43.2 cm (17 in.) Center back (skirt): 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool, lurex

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Collarless jacket in red, blue and black with metallic gold thread throughout. Alternating chevron and stripe patterns. Shiny black buttons down center front.

Top with blue, red and black horizontal stripes with gold metallic thread throughout. Thin striped straps sewn on.

Long printed skirt in blue, yellow, purple, red and black with alternating chevron pattern and stripes. Zipper at right side hidden by side pocket. Snap and hook and eye closure with tab at waistband. Long self-tie thin belt attached at center back with blue stitching - belt has chevron pattern on one side and stripes on the reverse.


Interior label "YVES SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE" and handwritten materials/care instructions.


Between 1970 and 1990, purchased by Sandra O. Moose, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Moose to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Sandra O. Moose