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Rei KAWAKUBO

Tokyo, Japan born 1942

designer

COMME DES GARCONS

Tokyo, Japan commenced 1973

fashion house (organisation)

Woman's black and white cotton dress Spring-Summer 1982 Description: black and white double weave cotton, cut very wide and almost square | attached wide, black elastic hip belt when worn causes fabric to drape towards the front, creating a blouson effect from neck to hip.
Place made: Japan
Creation Notes: Spring-Summer 1982
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, cotton, elastic

Primary Insc: Label, c.b. neck, printed, black on white, "COMME des GARCONS". Label, l.s. seam, printed, black on white, with Japanese text & care instructions, including style no., "GO - 1100 60".
Dimensions: centre back length 118.2 h cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Takamasa Takahashi 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.503