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Gift of I. Magnin & Company
Loan: Picturing French Style, Mobile Museum of Art, 2002
Loan: Picturing French Style, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, FL, 2003
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Al, Picturing French Style: Three Hundred Years of Art and Fashion, Sept 6, 2002 - Jan 12, 2003.
Sleeveless dress with empire waist and knee-length skirt. Bodice and wide hem band of purple, upper skirt of greige with two false welt pockets. Black leather belt at waist. Labels at back left shoulder: white label with black font: “Made in France for/ I. Magnin & Co.”; white label with black font: “Yves Saint Laurent/ PARIS/” and stamped in black: “10196”; white label with red font: “Made in France”; white label with black font: “MAGNIN/ No. 83/ Dress/ Colour beige et violet/ Size 12/ Wool 100%/ Lining 100% Silk”. White label at bottom hem with black font: “Dept. 280/ Dia. S/ St. Laurent – 83/ Fall/ Violet & beige wool jersey mondrain (sic) dress/ Original price… $1795.00/ Copy price… $795.00” and handwritten in black ink: “6709”