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Man's ensemble

Black lace-up over short with zippers at center front, center front of left leg, and center back of right leg. Reverse has horizontal zip pocket at waistband; rubber loop on zipper. Silver logo clip cuff links. Triangular silver cuff links. Marked "HELMUT LANG/925/Stirling/1000/Paris New York"....

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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



Austrian, Autumn/Winter 2003–2004

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back (shorts): 65 cm (25 9/16 in.) Overall (cuff links): 2.5 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm (1 x 2 x 2 in.) Center front (jacket): 83 cm (32 11/16 in.) Length (pants): 104.9 cm (41 5/16 in.) Center back (shirt): 99.1 cm (39 in.) Length (shoes): 31 cm (12 3/16 in.) Length (tie): 142.2 cm (56 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Shorts: Silk (?) plain weave, silk (?) satin weave, metal, cotton twill weave, rubber. Cuff links: Silver. Jacket: Wool plain weave; silk satin weave; synthetic twill weave; plastic. Pant: Wool plain weave, silk plain weave, silk satin weave, plastic, metal. Shirt: Wool knit, cotton plain weave, plastic. Shoes: Patent leather; cotton knit; metal; rubber. Tie: Wool plain weave, silk plain weave.


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