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Woman's raincoat

Japanese
Autumn/Winter 1984
Designed by Issey Miyake (Japanese, born in 1938), For Miyake Design Studio (Japanese, founded 1970), Retailed by Alan Bilzerian (American, born in 1944)


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Other: 143.5 cm (56 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2059

Medium or Technique

Cotton and nylon plain weave, twill tape, metal snaps and zippers

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s green raincoat with hood; oversized “cocoon” shape, with zippers at side seams, center front, front and top of hood, and center back vent. Labeled: “Issey Miyake”

Provenance

Purchased from Alan Bilzerian, Boston, by Elizabeth Lea, 1985; Gift to the MFA, November 17, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Lea