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Woman's coat

Japanese
about 1970
Designed by Issey Miyake (Japanese, born in 1938)


Dimensions

Center back: 119 cm (46 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2255

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s cape/coat made with two lengths of brown woven wool, stitched together at sides to give minimal shaping at sides.Side pockets, attached collar, button front closure.

Provenance

By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf