Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
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.)
Medium or Technique
Shoes: Leather; patent leather; metal. Arm straps: Elastic/cotton knit. Dress: Cotton knit, printed; latex. Holster: Elastic/cotton knit.
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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.
Before 2009, in collection of hl-art, LLC; gift of hl-art to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)
Gift of the artist