Suit - Coat and Skirt

Description

Suit of red wool flannel with green and black windowpane plaid, consisting of: A) Coat. Single breasted with four flat, circular gold tone buttons and tailored buttonholes. Lower thigh length; long sleeves with 1-1/2" cuffs and one smaller matching button. Turn down collar. Two flapped patch pockets with large American "Great Seal" type eagles of applique in gold cord, beads, sequins, springs and vinyl that measure 4"x 5", holding arrows and olive branches. Eagles are mirror image to each other. Unlined; shoulder pads. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Bill Blass" Tag attached to base of designer label: "Made in ... continued below

Creation Information

Blass, Bill 1980/1989.

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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. It has been viewed 63 times , with 47 in the last month . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Designer

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

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Description

Suit of red wool flannel with green and black windowpane plaid, consisting of:

A) Coat. Single breasted with four flat, circular gold tone buttons and tailored buttonholes. Lower thigh length; long sleeves with 1-1/2" cuffs and one smaller matching button. Turn down collar. Two flapped patch pockets with large American "Great Seal" type eagles of applique in gold cord, beads, sequins, springs and vinyl that measure 4"x 5", holding arrows and olive branches. Eagles are mirror image to each other. Unlined; shoulder pads.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "Bill Blass"
Tag attached to base of designer label: "Made in U.S.A. / of Imported Fabric"
Union, care and size "8" tags at right side seam.

(B) Skirt of matching plaid. Knee length; fitted high waist. Invisible zipper on left side with hook & eye. Fold over facing is bound with red grosgrain ribbon petersham inside waist. Unlined.

Designer's label at center back waist: "Bill Blass"
Tag attached to base of designer label: "Made in U.S.A. / of Imported Fabric"

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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

  • 1980/1989

Start & End Dates

  • 1980 - 1989

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 21, 2015, 10:25 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 26, 2015, 10:32 p.m.

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Blass, Bill. Suit - Coat and Skirt, physical object, 1980/1989; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795331/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.