Woman's three part ensemble

American
1990s
Designed by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002)


Dimensions

Center Back (shirt): 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.) Center Back (skirt): 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.) Center Back (belt): 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1050.1-3

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (chiffon), leather and faux reptile

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk chiffon top with spaghetti straps printed with brown abstract animal print. Seven button closure at centerback. Labeled: “Bill Blass/Made in USA”. Pleated chiffon skirt printed with brown abstract animal pattern. 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