Woman's ensemble in three parts (blazer)

American
about 1971
Designed by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002)


Dimensions

Center back: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.985.2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, silk plain weave (lining), plastic buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s brown tweed collarless jacket, slightly fitted with 5 button front closure, two slit pockets at breast, and two flap pockets at hip. Two interior labels: “Bill Blass” and “Halles Specialty Shops”

Provenance

1971, Gift of Helen Wade Green Perry to Slocum "Cokie" Perry; 2010, gift of Perry to the MFA (Accession date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. E. Lee Perry