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Coat (part one of two-piece ensemble)

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.


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

American, about 1990


Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton double cloth; silk plain weave lining, printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts