Woman's ensemble

Autumn/Winter 2004–2005
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back (cape): 118 cm (46 7/16 in.) Center back (shirt): 55.9 cm (22 in.) Center back (top): 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.) Length (shoes): 26 cm (10 1/4 in.) Overall (bracelet): 6 x 6 x 1.4 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 9/16 in.) Overall (cuff): 20.5 x 3 cm (8 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool knit

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Long, asymetrical, dark violet cape. Gathered at hem. Two interior labels. “HELMUT LANG” and “MADE IN ITALY”.

Black, longsleeve, scoop neck shirt. Interior label “HELMUT LANG”.

Navy blue wool draped tank top. Interior label “HELMUT LANG”

Black and copper ankle boots with laces up center front and along back, wooden heel. Sole marked “HELMUT LANG/Made in Italy/40.”

Gold toned hinge bangle, marked “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