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Woman's five part ensemble

American
1990s
Designed by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002), Retailed by Neiman Marcus (American, founded 1907)


Dimensions

Center Back (jacket): 76.2 cm (30 in.) Center Back (shirt): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center Back (skirt): 58.4 cm (23 in.) Center Front (pants (inseam)): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Center Back (belt): 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1049.1-5

Medium or Technique

(Jacket) wool and rayon (?) twill weave with silk lining (Shirt) synthetic knit (Skirt, pants) wool and rayon (?) twill weave (Belt) leather and faux reptile

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown plaid long sleeve jacket with one button closure, labeled: “Bill Blass/Neiman Marcus”. Brown sleeveless top with 6 button closure at centerback, labeled: “Bill Blass”. Brown plaid knee length skirt, labeled: “Bill Blass/8”. Brown plaid pants, labeled: “Bill Blass/8”. Tan faux reptile leather belt, labeled: “Bill Blass, LTD 1018 10”.

Provenance

Gift to MFA, December 14, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Anderson Frankel