Creation date
Polyester, cotton twill tape, metal buckles
Mark Descriptions
printed label at center back neck in opaque wihite ink on black twill tape: JUNYA WATANABE, COMME des GARÇONS white woven on black satin ground label: M white plastic coated label printed in black: Made in Japan, Fabrique au Japon, COMMES des GARÇONS additional labels are stitched to the side seam allowance inside the lower proper left bodice: "COMME des GARÇONS Co., Ltd., VI-O005, MADE IN JAPAN, fiber content and care instructions and symbols are printed in black on a white plastic coated label; a small zip lock plastic bag containing a 4-1/4 x 3 in. swatch of the dress fabric is safety pinned to the bottom of this label; a second label of the same materials is attached under the first, it elaborates on care instructions and explains aspects of garment construction in English, French and Japanese: "THE CREASES WILL FLATTEN WITH REPEATED WEAR AND CLEANING; EECESSIVE FORCE WILL CAUSE ANOMALIES IN THE WEAVE AND THE SEAMS TO COME APART; HANDLE WITH CARE; THIS ITEM HAS UNFINISHED HEMS, THE RAW EDGES WILL FRAY WITH REPEATED WEAR AND CLEANING; DRY CLEAN IN A NET BAG WITH SHORT CYCLE; LINE DRY; DO NOT STEAM".
L: 48 in. W: 52 in. size: M
Credit line
Deaccessioned Textiles Fund
Accession number
Not Currently On View
(Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Illinois), 21 September 2008, lot 274; purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2009.
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