Turban Designer: Sally Victor (American, Date: ca. 1960 Culture: American Medium: Silk Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dorothy Haase, 1983 Accession Number: MET
Turban Design House: Yves Saint Laurent, Paris (French, founded 1961) Designer: Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran 1936–2008 Paris) Date: mid-1970s Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length (CF to CB): 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Kay Kerr Uebel, 1989 Accession Number: 1989.167.8
ca Metropolitan Museum of Art. The puffed silk sleeves and empire waist are an example of historicism in dresses of the time. The sleeve a reinterpretation of slashing and the empire waist from the statuary of recently discovery Greek ruins.