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Evening dress
Evening dress
House Of:
Designer:
Date:
1958
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Gros De Tours, Silk Crepe And Tulle; Metal Boning
Dimensions:
66 cm (26 in.) length (center back, skirt); 27.9 cm (11 in.) bodice; 66 cm (26 in.) waist
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Purchased by Mrs. de Guigne through the custom salon at I. Magnin & Co., San Francisco

Accession Number:
1985.44.120a
Acquisition Date:
1985-07-10
Credit Line:

Eleanor Christenson de Guigné Collection (Mrs. Christian de Guigné III), gift of Ronna and Eric Hoffman

Exhibition History:

Yves Saint Laurent (restrospective). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1985, Musee de la Mode, Paris, 1986.
New Look to Now: French Haute Couture 1947-1987, FAMSF and US/Japan tour, 1989-1992.
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, October 2005

Strapless, trapeze-style dress, fluidly draped over boned underbodice and toning pink silk net petticoats. Dress has matching stole (1985.44.120b).