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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 tunic Spring-Summer 1989 Description: silk and polyester blend with boat neck, 3/4 sleeves, front hem shaped to a point below waist, back continues down to two pointed tails. It has been sewn, then pleated with fine, slightly irregular pleats.

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

Primary Insc: Label, back, woven, light brown on light and dark grey, "issey miyake". Label, attached to main label, printed, black on white, "MADE IN JAPAN/ FABRIQUE AU JAPON/ NO EG12809/ SIZE/ TAILLE M/ QUALITY/ QUALITE/ 65% POLYEST ER/ 35% SILK SOIE/ EXCLUSIVE OF/ ORNAMENTATION/ DRY CLEAN ONLY/ NETTOYER TOU JOURS/ CE VETEMENT A SEC/ DO NOT TUMBLE DRY/ SECHAGE MACHINE/ DECONSEILLE". Verso, "DO NOT BLEACH/ NE PAS UTILISER DE/ PRODUITS A ACTION BLANCHISSANTE/ DO NOT IRON/ NE PAS REPASSER/ PRODUCTS OF/ ISSEY MIYAKE INT'L INC.". Card, tied to garment label, printed, recto, grey on white, "issey miyake", verso, black on white, "CAUTION/ Due to pleating process/ this fabric will soften/ after cleaning/ (please fold in the/ direction of the pleats/ and
Tertiary Insc: store flat.)/ PRODUCTS OF/ ISSEY MIYAKE INT'L. INC."
Dimensions: centre back length 110.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1276.1