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3D Steam Stretch Dress and Jacket

Japanese
Spring/Summer 2015
For Issey Miyake (Japanese, born in 1938), Yoshiyuki Miyame (Japanese)


Dimensions

Center back (Jacket): 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in.) Center front: 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center back (Dress): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Costume: 37 in. (94 cm)

Accession Number

2016.85.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton and polyester, steam shrunk

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

White “3D Steam Stretch” sheath dress and jacket. “3D Steam Stretch” is an original Issey Miyake technique which uses steam heat to shrink cloth into shape.

Provenance

By 2016, sold by Issey Miyake Inc. Japan to Issey Miyake USA, Corp., New York; 2016, gift of Issey Miyake USA, Corp. to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 23, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Issey Miyake, New York