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This motley wig was designed by the Bless duo and is made from a recycled fur coat. Special models in light and dark, short and long-haired fur were made for Maison Martin Margiela. These wigs were launched as accessories for the Stockman Collection (autumn/winter 1997) and were worn by the models at the catwalk show. This fur object that functions as a wig creates a strange analogy between animal hair, clothes, human hair and accessory.

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Specifications

Title wig
Material and technique Fur
Object type
Wig > Jewelry and accessories > Personal use > Utensil
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Length 52 cm
Width 30 cm
Artists Ontwerper: Martin Margiela
Uitvoerder: BLESS
Accession number DTM 74 (KN&V)
Credits Aankoop / Purchase: 1997
Department Applied Arts & Design
Acquisition date 1997
Age artist About 40 years old
Internal exhibitions The Art of Fashion: Installing Allusions (2009)
Change the System (2017)
Material
Object
Geographical origin Belgium > Western Europe > Europe
Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe
Place of manufacture Paris > France > Western Europe > Europe

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Martin Margiela

Leuven 1957

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