Man's ensemble

Spring/Summer 2005
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Length x width (shoes): 32 cm (12 5/8 in.) Length (pants): 117 cm (46 1/16 in.) Center back (shirt): 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Patent leather, leather, rubber, wool plain weave, silk satin weave, silk plain weave, cotton plain weave, plastic

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black patent leather clogs with thick rubber soles, interior marked “HELMUT LANG.”

Black wool pants with fall front with thirteen satin covered buttons. Two slit pockets along waistband. Silk ribbon along outside seam. Two back pockets with button closures. Interior waistband woven “HELMUT LANG”. Two interior labels: “MADE IN ITALY” and “38”.

White, short sleeve, collared shrit with seven buttons down center front. Knot on right chest. Three interior labels: “HELMUT LANG”, “MADE IN ITALY”, and “16/41”.


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