Woman's evening dress

American
1980s
Designed by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Center Back (dress): 60.3 cm (23 3/4 in.) Center Front (dress): 98.4 cm (38 3/4 in.) Other (Waist - dress): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Center Back (jacket): 61.3 cm (24 1/8 in.) Center Front (jacket): 55.2 cm (21 3/4 in.) Overall (belt): 4.1 x 72.4 cm (1 5/8 x 28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.586.1-3

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon), leather, plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Labeled: “Bill Blass”

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in 1965; gift to MFA November 23, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Gabriella Beranek