Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Black Cotton Double-Sided Knit Dress

Title

Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Black Cotton Double-Sided Knit Dress

Description

Straight Empire waist below-the-knee dress in black double-sided cotton knit. Neck opening is a broad round neck with 3 functional buttons running along the left shoulder seam. Long sleeves are set in the shoulder. Shoulder yoke attaches to a gathered bodice. Two hips pockets are sewn directly in the side seams and top stitched in a shark fin shaped row of double top stitch.

Creator

Yves Saint Laurent, 1936-2008, Designer

Date

1980-1989

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-1548

Coverage

France

Extent

Bust: 40"

Curator Notes

Good condition. Fabric composition label missing. Size label reads 44.

Textile

Cotton Double-Sided Knit

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Files

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Citation

Yves Saint Laurent, 1936-2008, Designer, “Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Black Cotton Double-Sided Knit Dress,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed April 5, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/507.

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