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Evening trouser suit - Estoril
  • Estoril
    Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008
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Estoril

  • Object:

    Evening trouser suit

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008 (designer)
    Christian Dior (designed for)
    Rébé (embroiderer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered nylon net with silver thread, beaded, and wild silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Baroness Philippe de Rothschild

  • Museum number:

    T.129&A-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Evening trouser suit consisting of a tunic in embroidered nylon net, and pink wild silk trousers.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008 (designer)
Christian Dior (designed for)
Rébé (embroiderer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered nylon net with silver thread, beaded, and wild silk

Descriptive line

Evening trouser suit 'Estoril' consisting of a tunic in embroidered nylon net, and silk trousers, probably designed by Yves Saint Laurent, for Christian Dior, embroidered by Rébé, Paris, 1960

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

L'Officiel, September 1960, p.141, showing that this ensemble was originally designed as having a skirt.
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Fashion : An Anthology by Cecil Beaton. London : H.M.S.O., 1971

Materials

Nylon net; Diamante; Silver thread; Wild silk

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Women's clothes; Fashion; Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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