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Evening dress

Design House:
House of Dior (French, founded 1947)
Designer:
Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran 1936–2008 Paris)
Date:
fall/winter 1958–59
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Gift of Baron Philippe de Rothschild, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.619.7a, b
Not on view
Marking: [label] "Christian Dior, 1958–1959"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Yves Saint Laurent: 25 Years of Design," December 6, 1983–September 2, 1984.

Jouhaire Martine. "Yves Saint Laurent: 25 Years of Design," May 30, 1986–October 26, 1986.

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