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Dress

Designer:
Yohji Yamamoto (Japanese, born Yokohama, 1943)
Date:
spring/summer 1993
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
cotton
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Martin, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.96
Not on view
(Right figure) 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. (Shown with 1994.9.3 by Jean Paul Gaultier.)
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