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Blass, Bill; black silk velvet sheath dress with copper lamé sleeves

Description

Bill Blass black silk velvet sheath dress; jewel neckline; back zipper closure and hook & eye; lined in black rayon crepe; long stylized leg-o-mutton sleeve, opening at top of sleeve (around the cap area); made out of crinkled copper lamé , zipper closure at cuff.

Source

HCT.1987.46.13

Date

1981

Provenance

This dress belonged to Mrs. (Harriet) Cyrus Fulton. Harriet was born 10/22/1911 in Columbus, Ohio. Her father, William Lanman, was Chairman of the Columbus Bolt Works Company. She attended the Columbus School for Girls. She later married Cyrus Lupher Fulton, who worked as an assistant treasurer of a local Columbus company.

Designer

Blass, Bill

Design Elements

Leg-O-Mutton Sleeve, Shift Dress, Wedge SIlhouette

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Rayon, Silk

Decade

1980-1989

Color

Black, Copper metallic

Files

1987.46.13 F.jpg
1987.46.13 LF.jpg
1987.46.13 L.jpg
1987.46.13 LB.jpg
1987.46.13 B.jpg
1987.46.13 RB.jpg
1987.46.13 R.jpg
1987.46.13 RF.jpg
1987.46.13 Front Detail.jpg
1987.46.13 Sleeve Detail.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Blass, Bill; black silk velvet sheath dress with copper lamé sleeves,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 16, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/2576.

Item Relations

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