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This dress is a brilliant example of how Miyake transformed simple lengths of fabric to create a visually complex dress. The dress was constructed by gathering and draping bias-cut strips of cotton and crisscrossing them around the front and back of the bodice. Wider strips attached to the waistline cascade down the dress to form a long, open handkerchief-like skirt.
(Junnaa & Thomi Wroblewski Ltd., London, England); puchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2009.