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Woman's dress in three parts

Black flower lattice work style knee length spaghetti strap dress with a metal zipper. Labeled: "Bill Blass/ Made in USA of imported fabric". White long sleeve flower cut-out design coat. Labeled: "Bill Blass/ Neiman Marcus/ Made in USA of imported fabric/ 8". Black long sleeve sweater with...

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Provenance

Purchased by donor at Neiman Marcus in the 1990s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Anderson Frankel

American, 1990s

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 76.2 cm (30 in.). Center back (coat): 86.4 cm (34 in.) Center back (sweater): 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1987.1-3

Medium or Technique

Dress: Synthetic machine lace, cut and appliqued with braid, interlined with silk plain weave (organza); lined with silk plain weave. Coat: Synthetic machine lace, cut and appliqued with braid. Sweater: Cotton knit.

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes