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Man's jacket

Japanese
1985–95
Designed for Comme des Garcons, Ltd. (Japanese, founded in 1969), Designed by Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, born in 1942)


Object Place: Tokyo, Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 210.8 cm (83 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4379

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave; cupra rayon; plastic buttons

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red and black deconstructed jacket with unfinished exterior seams and hem. Collar and high lapel, single breasted with three center front buttons, three patch pockets (two at hips and one at right chest). Right hip pocket has large care label inside. Interior lined in black rayon with three labels: “Comme des Garcons/Homme plus” “L” “Made in Japan/Fabrique au Japon/Commes des Garcon.”

Provenance

Before 2009, in collection of Jacqueline Fowler of Stanford, CT; gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler