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 (jacket): 46 cm (18 1/8 in.) Center back (top): 47.9 cm (18 7/8 in.) Length (pants): 112.1 cm (44 1/8 in.) Length (shoes): 22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.) Length x width (bracelet): 7 x 7.9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Fur; horsehair; cotton plain weave; silk (?) satin weave

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Off-white asymmetrical short fur jacket trimmed with beige horsehair. Lined in white silk.

White grosgrain drape strap top. Metal hook and eye at hem. Two inerior labels: “HELMUT LANG” and “MADE IN ITALY”.

Off white low waist cigarette pant with 4 pouch pockets. Hook, eye, and zipper at center front. Interior label: “HELMUT LANG”.

Off-white suede pump sandal, ankle strap with beige horsehair, wooden heel, interior embossed “HELMUT LANG” and sole marked “HELMUT LANG/Made in Italy/39”

White horsehair bangle bracelet covered with woven gilded leather. Extended horsehair tassel. “HELMUT LANG” marked on gold bead.


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