Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress)

Autumn/Winter 2001–2 1–2002
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back (dress): 76 cm (29 15/16 in.) Length (shoes): 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave, silk knit, silk plain weave, metal, plastic, leather, suede

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Short black silk dress with silk knit overskirt, silk satin waistband just under bust and straps; snap closures on right side of waistband; zipper along right side; interior labels: “Helmut Lang”, ” Made in Italy”

Black silk satin sling-back pumps with suede lining. Interior embossed “HELMUT LANG/Made in Italy” and sole “Vero Cuoio/Made in Italy/40.”


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