Collection Online
wool, silk, metal
85.0 cm (centre back)
Place/s of Execution
label, inside centre back, woven in silk on black and white silk: YVES SAINT LAURENT / PARIS 09879 / MADE IN FRANCE
label, inside centre back, woven in black silk on white silk: BONWITT TELLER / No 77 / DRESS / colour white, black, red / size 8 / composition / wool 100% / lining silk 100%
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gurnett-Smith Bequest, 2000
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
A cream wool 'mini' dress with side splits, with an abstract design compromising a square of red at the front top left, a black cross to the front and hem, and a black strip centre back covering the zip. The dress is fully lined with oyster silk.