Designed by Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese, born in 1943)
Center back (jacket): 59.7 cm (23 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 96.5 cm (38 in.)
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Fitted black leather jacket with three buttons down front. Asymmetric stritching and bottom edge is jagged and composed of multiple ‘panels’ of leather. Three small overlapping pockets at right side arranged vertically. Each pocket has a rope-string hanging from it. Black silk lining.
Matching long black leather skirt. Asymmetric stitching and jagged edges. Three small overlapping pockets at right hip arranged vertically. Each pocket has a small rope-string hanging from it. Zipper down center back with hook/eye closure at waistband.
Interior label:"YOHJI YAMAMOTO, FABRIQUE AU JAPAN, MADE IN JAPAN, COMPOSITION AND WASHING INSTRUCTIONS SEE ATTACHED LABEL"
About 2002, purchased by Penny Vinik at Yohji Yamamoto boutique, New York City; gift of Vinik to the MFA. (Accession date: May 30, 2012)
Gift of Penny Vinik