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3D Steam Stretch Dress and Jacket

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


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


Medium or Technique

Cotton and polyester, steam shrunk

Not On View



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.


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