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Skirt suit

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed)

  • Date:

    1993 (retailed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008 (designer)
    Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk gazar, cotton, acetate, rayon, machine sewn

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jill Ritblat

  • Museum number:

    T.399:1,2-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jacket of black and white spotted silk gazar with centre-front opening and 3 button fastening and a U-shaped neckline. The sleeves are long. The jacket is lined in acetate and rayon and has shoulder pads. The straight skirt of black cotton with welted waistband and left-side fastening of button and zip. There are 2 side pockets. The skirt is lined with black acetate and rayon.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed)

Date

1993 (retailed)

Artist/maker

Saint Laurent, Yves, born 1936 - died 2008 (designer)
Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

silk gazar, cotton, acetate, rayon, machine sewn

Dimensions

Length: 50 cm approximate, Weight: 0.38 kg Jacket including hanger, Length: 56 cm skirt

Descriptive line

Black and white spotted silk gazar jacket and black cotton skirt, Yves Saint Laurent, 1993

Materials

Silk; Acetate; Rayon

Techniques

Machine sewing

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Clothing

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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