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Evening coat
  • Evening coat
    Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008
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Evening coat

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    Autumn/Winter 1964 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008 (designer)
    Rébé (embroiderers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk chenille embroidered with gold thread and sequin, lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Loel Guinness

  • Museum number:

    T.366-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Short evening coat of black chenille, completely embroidered with gold sequins, in a leopard spot design. The body of coat is completely overlaid with gold threads on top of the sequins. Lined in black silk.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

Autumn/Winter 1964 (made)

Artist/maker

Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008 (designer)
Rébé (embroiderers)

Materials and Techniques

Silk chenille embroidered with gold thread and sequin, lined with silk

Dimensions

Length: 100 cm shoulder to hem

Descriptive line

Evening coat of embroidered chenille, designed by Yves Saint Laurent and embroidered by Rébé, Paris, autumn/winter 1964.

Materials

Silk; Sequins; Chenille; Gold thread

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Leopard skin

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Formal wear; Embroidery; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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