Designed by Yohji Yamamoto / Dress / spring/summer 1993Designed by Yohji Yamamoto
spring/summer 1993

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Creator Name: Yamamoto, Yohji
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Japanese
Creator Role: Designer
Creator Dates/Places: Japanese, born 1943
Creator Name-CRT: Designed by Yohji Yamamoto
Title: Dress
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1993
Creation End Date: 1993
Creation Date: spring/summer 1993
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Main dress-Womenswear
Materials and Techniques: Cotton
Dimensions: L. at center back 46 in. (116.9 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 1993.96
Credit Line: Gift of Richard Martin, 1993

What could once only have seemed to be Miss Havisham's ruined raiment is the pointedly distressed version of a sweater elongated and eviscerated by Yamamoto. As it balances a clothing standard and its disarray, so the 'deconstructed' sweater-dress equivocates among the seasons and could justly serve in any season.

AMICA ID: MMA_.1993.96
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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