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Russian evening ensemble
(1976-1977) {autumn-winter, Couture collection}

Medium
silk, cotton, jet, silk-plastic thread, metal (zip)
Measurements
(a) 40.2 cm (centre back) 54.3 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 62.0 cm (centre back) 64.0 cm (sleeve length) (top)
(c) 104.5 cm (centre back) 71.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
(a) label, inside back collar, woven (vertically) in grey silk on white silk: MADE IN FRANCE
woven in grey silk on white silk: YVES SAINT LAURENT / PARIS
stamped in black ink on white silk: 41452
(b) none
(c) label, left seam below waist, woven in grey silk on white silk: MADE IN FRANCE
woven (vertically) in grey silk on white silk: YVES SAINT LAURENT / PARIS
stamped (vertically) in black ink on white silk: 41451
Accession Number
CT365.a-c-1994
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1994
Gallery location
Not on display