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Woman's four part suit

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


Dimensions

Center Back (jacket): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Center Back (vest): 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.) Center Back (pants (inseam)): 76.2 cm (30 in.) Center Back (scarf): 213.4 cm (84 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1051.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave, rayon velvet; silk plain weave lining; wool knit

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and white plaid long sleeve jacket with two button closure and three buttons on each sleeve. Labeled: “Bill Blass/ Neiman Marcus”. Black and white plaid vest with black velvet on back. Labeled: “Bill Blass”. Black and white plaid pants with cuffed hem. Labeled: “Bill Blass”. Black and white plaid scarf.

Provenance

Gift to MFA, December 14, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Anderson Frankel