Woman's ensemble

Autumn/Winter 2002–2003
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back (coat): 109 cm (42 15/16 in.) Length (shawl): 124.9 cm (49 3/16 in.) Length (pants): 109.1 cm (42 15/16 in.) Center back (shirt): 54 cm (21 1/4 in.) Length (shoes): 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton knit, nylon (?) plain weave, cotton twill weave, cotton plain weave, plastic, metal

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Off white hooded coat with slit pockets at hip; vent at center back with button closure; interior lined in white nylon (?); two pockets with button closure; twill tape and metal waistband; labeled “Helmut Lang”

Off-white hooded shawl, slit down center front, elastic waistband, connects with hook and eye closures on right side.

White pants with metal hook and button at center front; pocket at each hip; drawstring just above hem; 2 pockets with button closure on reverse; belt loops along waistband; woven at interior waistband “Helmut Lang” and two labels: “42” and “Made in Italy”

White longsleeve crew neck T-shirt with interior label “Helmut Lang”


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