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Dress: Hello Pleats

Woman's dress

Japanese
Spring/Summer 1991
Designed by Issey Miyake (Japanese, born in 1938), For Miyake Design Studio (Japanese, founded 1970)


Dimensions

Center back: 97.2 cm (38 1/4 in.) Center front: 78.7 cm (31 in.) Other: 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2010

Medium or Technique

Polyester plain weave with random machine set pleats

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Purple broomstick pleated long sleeve, calf length dress with an abstract cut. Labeled: “Issey Miyake/Made in Japan/100% polyester/S”

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1980s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch