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Hexagon Pleats suit

Woman's suit in two parts

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


Dimensions

Jacket center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.) Skirt center back: 78.7 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2014.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill with heat-set folds

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black long sleeve jacket of intertwined octagon pattern. Labeled: “Issey Miyake/ Made in Japan/M” Black knee length skirt of intertwined octagon pattern and long straps at waitstband. Labeled: “Issey Miyake/ Made in Japan/M”.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch