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Woman's dress

Japanese
Spring-Summer 1985
Designed by Issey Miyake (Japanese, born in 1938), For Miyake Design Studio (Japanese, founded 1970)


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number

2004.559

Medium or Technique

Linen and rayon plain weave check

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s wraparound linen dress with large-scale gray, blue, and white plaid. Labeled: “ISSEY MIYAKE” Made in Japan, size S

Provenance

Purchased at internet auction from Stephanie Buffington, South Pasadena, CA, September 2002; Purchased by the MFA, September 22, 2004

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Ruth Oliver Jolliffe in honor of Elizabeth Ann Coleman