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Man's sweater

Man's beige, long-sleeved sweater, made of paper yarn knitted in a patchwork effect (ribs of knit change direction in each square), with fall collar, front patch pockets, 6 wood buttons along the front closure. Labeled: "Issey Miyake"


June 2007, purchased from Issey Miyake Boutique, Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan by the donor; his gift to the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Michelle Finamore

Japanese, 2007


Center back: 81.3 cm (32 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Knitted paper yarn, wood buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts