Bill Blass Yellow/Black Silk Ensemble
Two piece yellow, black and white print silk crepe de chine evening ensemble. a) Tunic top with high boat shaped neckline. Slightly lower in the back. Fastening with three self-covered small buttons. Silk loops. Long dolman sleeves with one self button. b) Long and very full matching pants.
This ensemble was worn by Mrs. Frank (Isabel) Eberstadt. Isabel was the daughter of poet Ogden Nash. Born in 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, she later married Frederick Eberstadt. Frederick was a well-known photographer and style-setter in New York City. They were key figures in the New York social scene in the 1960s and 70s. Isabel was a graduate of Bryn Mawr and a published writer.
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