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Woman's three part suit

Fall 1993
Designed by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002), Retailed by Neiman Marcus (American, founded 1907)


Center back (jacket): 58.4 cm (23 in.) Center Back (pants (inseam)): 88.9 cm (35 in.) Center Back (belt): 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Rayon(?) plain weave; silk plain weave lining

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Purplish gray long sleeve jacket with one button closure, pockets at hips, and green silk lining, labeled: “Bill Blass/ Made in USA of imported fabric/ Neiman Marcus”. Purplish gray long pants, labeled: “Bill Blass/ Made in USA of imported fabric/ 8”. Purplish gray matching belt, labeled: “Bill Blass, LTD/7353 10”.


Gift to MFA, December 14, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Anderson Frankel