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Jean Paul Gaultier, Designer (French, 1952-)

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In the late 20th century, some designers embraced the notion of interactive garments, regarding their work as unfinished until worn, allowing their designs to be open to the wearer’s own interpretations and impulses.

(Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Illinois), 09 September 2009, lot 253; purchased by Katherine C. Nagler, Indianapolis; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2010.

Object Information

designer
Jean Paul Gaultier (French, 1952-)
creation date
1990s
materials
rayon, metal zippers
dimensions
L: 61 in. (overall)
mark descriptions
label: Jean-Paul Gaultier
label: Femme
accession number
2010.72
credit line
Gift of Katherine C. Nagler
copyright
© Jean Paul Gaultier
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts

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