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Woman's ensemble

Japanese
1980s
Designed by Rei Kawakubo (Japanese, born in 1942), For Comme des Garcons, Ltd. (Japanese, founded in 1969)


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Center back (tunic): 114.3 cm (45 in.)

Accession Number

2007.296.1-2

Medium or Technique

Tunic: Cotton plain weave, warp-printed; elastic cuffs. Pants: Cotton knit jersey; elastic waist band

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Asymmetrical dress of cotton with warp-printed black and gray abstract pattern, with elastic at the neck and cuffs. Labeled: “Comme des Garcons”.

Light gray cotton knit jersey pants with an elastic waist band. Labeled: “Comme des Garcons”.

Provenance

Donor purchased in the 1980s; Gift to MFA March 21, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Lois B. Torf