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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 trousers Spring-Summer 1989 Description: hems longer at back, waist elasticised at back. The trousers have been sewn first, 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, trousers, 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) 41559 (inscribed)/ SIZE (woven) 8 (inscribed)/ QUALITY (woven)/ SILK 50% (inscribed)/ POLYESTER 50% (inscribed)/ MADE IN JAPAN/ M.D.S. (woven)".
Dimensions: centre back length 102.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1276.3