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Rei KAWAKUBO

Tokyo, Japan born 1942

designer

COMME DES GARCONS

Tokyo, Japan commenced 1973

fashion house (organisation)

Woman's blue, grey and purple short wool skirt Spring-Summer 1996 Description: : pieced in circular design and colour-blocked, irregular hem, nylon zipper angled from centre back, metal hook and eye
Place made: Japan
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles, wool

Primary Insc: Labels, r.b. waist, printed, black on white, 'COMME des GARCONS'. Label, printed, black on white, 'M'. Label, printed, black on white, with English, French and Japanese text and care instructions including style no., 'ES 20004M'. Label, printed, black on white, drycleaning instructions.
Dimensions: centre back length (irreg) 58.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1996 with funds donated by Eva and Marc Besen through the Besen Foundation
Accession No: NGA 96.213