Man's ensemble in five parts (holster)
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Length x width (holster): 26 x 24 cm (10 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.) Length (pants): 130 cm (51 3/16 in.) Length (sneakers): 31.4 cm (12 3/8 in.) Center back (tank): 89.1 cm (35 1/16 in.) Length x width (cuff): 24.9 x 3.5 cm (9 13/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
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Red round “neck holster.”
Black and white check pants with black cotton pocket flaps, panels down leg to knee and waistband; black buttons along waistband, buttons and zipper fly at center front; interior label “Helmut Lang”
Black snakeskin sneakers with laces up center front, cotton lining marked “HELMUT LANG/Made in Spain” and rubber soles.
Gray sleeveless top with red and black graphic pattern, two interior labels: “Helmut Lang” and “Made in Italy”.
Black perforated cuff with buckle closure; reverse embossed “Helmut Lang”
Before 2009, in collection of hl-art, LLC; gift of hl-art to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)
Gift of the artist