Man's sweater

Japanese
2007
Designed by Issey Miyake (Japanese, born in 1938)


Dimensions

Center back: 81.3 cm (32 in.)

Accession Number

2008.161

Medium or Technique

Knitted paper yarn, wood buttons

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s beige, long-sleeved sweater, made of paper yarn knitted in a patchwork effect (ribs of knit change direction in each square), with fall collar, front patch pockets, 6 wood buttons along the front closure. Labeled: “Issey Miyake”

Provenance

June 2007, purchased from Issey Miyake Boutique, Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan by the donor; his gift to the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Michelle Finamore