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Woman's tuxedo evening ensemble

Black double breasted tuxedo jacket with large black buttons. One large pocket on each side and one small pocket on top left. Black silk lining. Black tuxedo pants with belt loops and tab button front with zipper fly. Ribbon trim down each side.

Signed

Interior label: "YVES SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE MADE IN FRANCE PARIS" Interior label: "YVES SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE MADE IN FRANCE PARIS"

Provenance

2002, sold by La Belle Epoque, Paris, France to Catherine Newman, Washington DC; 2012, gift of Newman to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine Newman

French, 2002

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Length (pants): 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1060.1-2

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes