An Yves Saint Laurent couture embroidered moire ball gown, Autumn-Winter, 1974-75
un-numbered, woven satin label, the bodice entirely covered with raised-work chenille blooms and foliage in shades of pink and green, with fine gold bead detailing, on a black sequined organza ground, the neck and hem edged in a bugle beaded lattice, the full, acid-green skirt over integral sage green petticoat with flounced hem, bust 92cm, 36in, waist 71cm, 28in. Good condition
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