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 (cardigan): 22 cm (8 11/16 in.) Length (holster): 80 cm (31 1/2 in.) Length (holster tanklet): 34 cm (13 3/8 in.) Center back (sweater): 60 cm (23 5/8 in.) Length (pants): 109.1 cm (42 15/16 in.) Length (leggings): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool knit, plastic, elastic, cotton knit

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black, light purple and pink long sleeve cropped cardigan with center front zipper and padding along outside of sleeves; elastic bands at each cuff; interior label “Helmut Lang”

Black “cage holster”; narrow bands along front and back; narrow waistband with plastic buckle; interior label “Helmut Lang”

Light pink “extended holster tanklet” with interior label “HELMUT LANG.”

Black “cap” sleeve, crewneck sweater.

Black “over pant” with laces up legs and at waistband, negative space between waistband and legs attached by two narrow bands running down each leg. Metal zippers along waistband and three interior labels: “HELMUT LANG” “40” and “Made in Italy.”

Black leggings with elastic waistband and three interior labels “HELMUT LANG” “40” and “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