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Coat (part one of two-piece ensemble)

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


Dimensions

Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Medium or Technique

Cotton double cloth; silk plain weave lining, printed

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Double cloth coat with black ground patterned with white vertical stripes. Single black plastic button at center front. Silk plain weave lining printed with paisley design. Interior label: “BILL BLASS” at back of neck.

Provenance

2012, sold by Palm Beach Vintage, Palm Beach, FL to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf