Evening suit in Lurex brocaded muslin and Marabout feathers by Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Circa 1980
Stunning black chiffon evening ensemble embroidered with gold Lurex and highlighted with swan or marabou feathers by Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, dating from the 1980s. The jacket with kimono sleeves is pleated from the shoulders to flare out into a mini train in the back in the manner of 18th-century casaquins or 19th-century pilgrim visits. The skirt in the 1976 Ballets Russes Opera Collection version is decorated with three large pleated flounces. Matching tie belt and side zip for the skirt. Label indicating Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Paris Made in France size 38. We appreciate the quality of the silk brocade made of gold and copper Lurex from a major manufacturer working for the Haute Couture. Here possibly the Houses Brochier or Abraham! Absolutely no defects. Excellent condition of colour and conservation.
Dimensions: equivalent to size 38 France. Jacket height front 50 cm, height back 81 cm, shoulders 36 cm, sleeves 44 cm, jacket amplitude 240 cm, chest 88 cm. Skirt height 102 cm, waist 67 cm, skirt width flat 114 cm. Belt 160 cm x 9 cm.