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Dress (in two parts) and box

Origami skirt and shirt styled after the kimono. Square skirt divided into quadrants, front and back, saddle-stitched together, wide belt-loops at top. Square top (same size as skirt) with kimono sleeves, c.f. placket with three-button closure, fagotting at sleeve hem, bottom, neck, placket,...

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Purchased by owner at Issey Miyake shop in early 1990s

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch

Japanese (Tokyo), 1991

Object Place

Tokyo, Japan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen; plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts