Man's ensemble

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


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length x width (belt): 98 x 4 cm (38 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.) Center back (coat): 97.9 cm (38 9/16 in.) Length (jeans): 111 cm (43 11/16 in.) Length (shoes): 33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4599.1-4

Medium or Technique

Leather, metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black leather belt with cutout along center, metal loop and leather strap closure; reverse embossed “HC0074 Helmut Lang Made in Italy 90/36”

Black woven leather jacket with three button covered placket at center front, breast pocket and two flap pockets at hip, center back vent. Interior white cotton “v-strap holster” with center front zipper. Sleeves and facing lined in black rayon. Six interior labels: two “HELMUT LANG,” two “Made in Italy,” “50,” and care instructions.

Black jeans with button fly and cotton exposed pockets and cotton panels to the knee, reverse has 2 cotton panels over 2 patch pockets, belt loops along waistband.

Black oxford-style shoes with “perforated center seam” and cotton laces.

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