Nineteenth Century Spanish Suit of Lights
Suit of silver thread on silk with glass beads. Exceptional workmanship. Deaccession in the 80s from a Museum in Seville, Spain.
Yves Saint Laurent's 1979 Fall Couture Collection was inspired in part by the corrida. In particular, the two ensembles to the right most strongly demonstrate the iconography.
Yves Saint Laurent 1979
The shocking pink evening cape owes its influence to the muleta, the small red cape used in the final act.
Now playing: Malcolm McLaren - Carmen (L'Oiseau Rebelle)