Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt

Description

Two piece skirt ensemble of navy blue linen consisting of: Blouse with round high neckline having asymmetric bodice closure. Curved diagonal top edge extension with four purple plastic buttons and tailored buttonholes at left side and one button with snap at right neckline. Short sleeves with modified box caps (seams rather than tucks). Bodice cut short and full, with slight lower flare. Padded shoulders. Lined in dark blue silk satin. Length: 20 1/2" (52.1 cm). Length: Designer's label at center back neckline: "Bill Blass" Union label, cleaning instructions and size "6" tag at left side seam. Skirt of medium length, ... continued below

Creation Information

Blass, Bill 1974/1983.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Blass, Bill Blass, Bill (b. Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, 1922 - d. New Preston, Connecticut, USA, 2002)

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Two piece skirt ensemble of navy blue linen consisting of:

Blouse with round high neckline having asymmetric bodice closure. Curved diagonal top edge extension with four purple plastic buttons and tailored buttonholes at left side and one button with snap at right neckline. Short sleeves with modified box caps (seams rather than tucks). Bodice cut short and full, with slight lower flare. Padded shoulders. Lined in dark blue silk satin. Length: 20 1/2" (52.1 cm). Length:

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Bill Blass"
Union label, cleaning instructions and size "6" tag at left side seam.

Skirt of medium length, straight, two panel style, gathered to narrow fitted waistband. Inseam slit pockets at both sides, with invisible zipper closure behind left pocket and large hook at waistband. Fully lined in same silk fabric as top. No designer label. 23 1/2" (59.7 cm).
Size "6" tag at left side seam.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1974/1983

Start & End Dates

  • 1974 - 1983

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 21, 2015, 12:11 p.m.

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Blass, Bill. Ensemble - Blouse and Skirt, physical object, 1974/1983; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701477/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.