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Woman's suit in two parts (jacket and skirt)

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Black single breasted jacket with notched lapel. Two center front brown/tan plastic buttons, two patch pockets and a button at each cuff. Seaming down the front, reverse has center back and two princess seams. Lined in silk plain weave with one interior label: "Yves Saint Laurent/1962 Paris...

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Signed

One interior label at center back: "Yves Saint Laurent/1962 Paris 2002."

Provenance

January 2009, purchased by donor from Marlene Wetherell, New York; anonymous gift to the MFA (Accession date: May 27, 2009)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, about 2002

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2427.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?) plain weave; silk plain weave; plastic; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes