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Cocktail dress

Design House:
House of Dior (French, founded 1947)
Designer:
Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran 1936–2008 Paris)
Date:
fall/winter 1959–60
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk
Credit Line:
Gift of Joyce von Bothmer, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.117.5a, b
Not on view
Marking: [label] Automne-Hiver 1959/Christian Dior, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Yves Saint Laurent: 25 Years of Design," December 6, 1983–September 2, 1984.

The Palace Museum, Beijing. "Yves Saint Laurent 1958–1985," May 7, 1985–July 14, 1985.

Musée de la Mode et du Textile. "Yves Saint Laurent, 28 Annees de Creation," May 30, 1986–October 26, 1986.

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