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Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress)

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...

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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 2001–2 1–2002

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.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts