Woman's ensemble

American
Spring/Summer 2003
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length x width (shoes): 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.) Center back (arm straps): 26 cm (10 1/4 in.) Center back (dress): 86 cm (33 7/8 in.) Center back (holster): 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4595.1-4

Medium or Technique

Shoes: Leather; patent leather; metal. Arm straps: Elastic/cotton knit. Dress: Cotton knit, printed; latex. Holster: Elastic/cotton knit.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black pumps with orange “toe ring” and ankle strap with metal closure, interior embossed “HELMUT LANG” and sole “Vero Cuoio/Made in Italy/40.”

Pair of black arm straps.

Printed panel dress (black background with orange graphics) with latex strap. Interior label “Helmut Lang/80 Greene St. /New York, NY 10012/Tel. 212 334 1014 Fax 212 334 8018/Sample for press only”.

Black cotton “holster,” bodice-like garment that ties at waist.

Provenance

Before 2009, in collection of hl-art, LLC; gift of hl-art to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

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