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Woman's dress

Japanese
Spring-Summer 2008
Designed by Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese, born in 1943)


Dimensions

Center back: 114.3 cm (45 in.) Center front: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2008.124

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave and silk plain weave (chiffon); silver-plate and white metal

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black sleeveless evening dress of plain weave cotton with a silk chiffon insert at the left front side, v-neck with a strap attached to a silver-plate clasp, the strap wraps around the neck to the right front; long chiffon and cotton scarves attached to the strap with a clasp that wraps around the hips and is inserted into white-metal chains that are attached to sides of dress (3 chains on each side). Labeled: “Yamamoto”

Provenance

From Yohji Yamamoto Spring/Summer 2008 Collection; Purchased by MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Penny Vinik