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Miniskirt, 2015–16

This is a Miniskirt. It was designed by Ryan Genz. It is dated 2015–16. Its medium is stretch microfiber fabric with laser-cut decoration and embedded with 16 mico-actuators.

It is credited Lent by CuteCircuit.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 50.8 × 66 × 2 cm (20 in. × 26 in. × 13/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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