This object is currently on display in room 302 as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions. See our image rights statement.


Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.


  • Work on this object ended.



Vest, Shirt, And Skirt, Spring/Summer Collection 2018

This is a Vest, shirt, and skirt. It was designed by Rani Hatta and made for Rani Hatta.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as part of Contemporary Muslim Fashions.

It is dated Spring/Summer Collection 2018. Its medium is cotton twill, metal eyes, cotton braid, synthetic tulle. It is a part of the department.

Rani Hatta has carved out a unique place for herself by showing men and women on her runway in similar styles. While gender-neutral clothing has not typically been associated with modest dress, Hatta believes that the oversize fit of her designs can serve the needs of those who dress modestly and also erase gender stereotypes.

It is credited Courtesy of Rani Hatta Private Collection.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Vest, Shirt, And Skirt, Spring/Summer Collection 2018 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 September 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>