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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, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf