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Issey MIYAKE

Hiroshima, Japan born 1938

designer

  • to France 1965-1969

MIYAKE DESIGN STUDIO

Tokyo, Japan commenced 1970

fashion house (organisation)

Woman's pleated light brown skirt Spring-Summer 1989 Description: straight overskirt with open sides extended to hips in straight line from waistband, self ties at front. The skirt has been sewn, then machine pleated with fine, slightly irregular pleats.

Collection Title: Woman's pleated light brown evening ensemble
Place made: Japan
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, skirts, silk, polyester

Primary Insc: Label, waist, woven, light brown on light and dark grey, "issey miyake". Label, attached to main label, woven and inscribed in ink, black on white, "NO (woven)/ EG 51309 (inscribed)/ SIZE (woven) 8 (inscribed)/ QUALITY (woven)/ SILK 50% (inscribed)/ POLYESTER 50% (inscribed)/ MADE IN JAPAN/ M.D.S (woven)".
Dimensions: centre back length 90.0 h cm width 74.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1276.2