Creation date
nylon mesh
Mark Descriptions
Jean-Paul Gaultier/Maille/Made in Italy
L: 44 in. (front neck to hem) L: 47 1/2 in. (back neck to hem) Center back length - 47 ½" Bust circumference - 28" (relaxed)
Credit line
Deaccessioned Textile Fund
Accession number
Not Currently On View

Gaultier used nylon mesh fabric to create a dress that expands and conforms to the figure when it’s worn. The print, which mimics the contours of the female body, changes when the dress is worn by different individuals.

(Kerry Taylor Auction, United Kingdom, Passion for Fashion Sale December 13, 2007, lot153, 1 of 3); IMA.
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