Yves Saint Laurent "Burnous" Rive Gauche Circa 1970
Large silk black velvet " Burnous " cloak with black satin lining. The label «Rive gauche» is one of the first ready-to-wear in France. Large hood ending in the back by a black braid tassel similar to the closure of the front. Excellent condition.
Yves Saint Laurent has always claimed the influence of Morocco on his own creation. The richness of this country has been revealed to him. He was able to appropriate the djellaba, the jabador, the burnous, the fez ... to create silhouettes of its own ... .hommage Yves Saint Laurent to the people of this country, to the sky of Marrakech, and its colors its light. Pierre Bergé on the occasion of the exhibition Yves Saint Laurent et le Maroc, presented on November the 27th 2010 to March the 18th 2011 at the Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech.