Man's ensemble

Autumn/Winter 2004–2005
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Overall (bracelet): 2 x 6 x 5.5 cm (13/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.) Center back (coat): 100 cm (39 3/8 in.) Length (pants): 117 cm (46 1/16 in.) Length x width (scarf): 114 x 24 cm (44 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.) Length (shoes): 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.) Center back (shirt): 72.1 cm (28 3/8 in.) Center back (tank): 69.1 cm (27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold-plated stainless steel, wool twill weave (flannel), silk (?) twill weave, metal, plastic, plain weave wool, patent leather

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry


Bracelets and armlets

Gold man’s bracelet. Marked “HELMUT LANG”

Light brown (camel) overcoat with buttons down center front, three front pockets (two flap pockets at hip and one breast pocket), metal “cuff-link” in lapel button hole marked “HELMUT LANG.” Lined in brown/green silk with two interior pockets with button closures, two labels: “HELMUT LANG” and “Made in Italy.”

Dark blue pants with hook and eye and button closure center front. Side pockets. Two back pockets with button closures. Narrow belt loops. Interior waistband woven “HELMUT LANG”. Two interior labels: “48” and “MADE IN ITALY”.

Tan scarf with fringe on four sides. Printed “HELMUT LANG/NEW YORK MILANO PARIS”

Black patent leather boots with navy blue elastic on either side, sole marked “HELMUT LANG/Made in Italy.”

Beige longsleeve t-shirt with black sculptural design on front (after “Janus Fleuri” by Louise Bourgeois). “HELMUT LANG/NEW YORK MILANO PARIS” printed on back. Two interior labels: “HELMUT LANG” and “MADE IN ITALY”.

Dark blue low scoop tank.


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