Yves Saint Laurent Silk Taffeta Gown

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Late 70's, early 80's YSL silk taffeta tent gown with fabric-matched belt. This evening dress is delicately gathered at front and back of the shoulders. Voluminous puffy long sleeves finish into an elastic cuff. Refined invisible side pockets. Exceptionally soft iridescent silk taffeta. Dress is unlined, pull on style with no fastening. A very representative YSL design from this specific period, which allows to glance through the codes cherished by YSL, like the colour, the stunning silhouette and the rose...

Fits approx. : US 8-10 / FR 40-42

Measurements (taken flat) :
Dress ->
Width (shoulder to shoulder) approx. 37 cm (14.6 inches)
Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 140 cm (55.1 inches)
Total length approx. 143 cm (56.3 inches)
Belt ->
Length approx. 199 cm (78.3 inches)
Width approx. 8.4 cm (3.3 inches)

This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.

Details

  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Material Notes
    Silk, Taffeta, Bow, Gather, Belt
  • Condition
    Fair. Brooch pin holes at waist level and back. Small yellowish stains throughout the dress. Despite its condition, this piece is a remarkable academic example of YSL's work..
    Dimensions
    56.3 in. L
    143 cm L
  • Length
    56.3 in. (143 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    55.1 in. (140 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Geneva, Switzerland
  • Reference Number
    LU560603672
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Geneva, CH

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