Woman's ensemble

Autumn/Winter 2003–2004
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back (sweater): 57 cm (22 7/16 in.) Center back (shirt): 77 cm (30 5/16 in.) Length (skirt): 42.1 cm (16 9/16 in.) Length x width (cuff): 6 x 9 cm (2 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool knit, elastic, silk satin weave, metal, cotton plain weave, plastic, cotton twill weave

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black longsleeve sweater with elastic loop around collar, knit “thumb loops” at cuff; interior label (printed and handwritten) “KCD Paris/6, Rue de Braque-Paris 3e/Tel.: Lang femme/ref/look: black merino stretch wool slim l-s detached crew neck sweater/HZ01736RDQFO557/Saison:altt03/04”

Light gray collared shirt with buttons down center front and one button at each cuff; center back slit with drawstring closure; 3 interior labels: “Helmut Lang”, “Made in Italy”, “42”

Short black skirt with fur panel at center front; cotton straps on either side raise or lower skirt hem; zipper at center back; interior label “Helmut Lang”

Black wrist cuff with two buckles; interior marked “Helmut Lang/Made in Italy”


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