30 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 900
ISSEY MIYAKE (B.1938)
A 'BAMBOO' MESH JACKET
1990s, of silvered metal rods, with silver leather binding at the neck
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This jacket is modelled on the bamboo jackets of the Mandarin Chinese, who wore them next to their skin, underneith their silk court robes to keep cool in the heat of the Chinese summer
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