Fashion2Fiber

Bill Blass Yellow/Black Silk Ensemble

Description

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.

Source

HCT.1986.162.11ab

Provenance

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.

Designer

Bill Blass

Fiber/Fabric Information

Silk

Decade

1980-1989

Files

IMG_4789.jpg
IMG_4790.jpg
IMG_4791.jpg
IMG_4792.jpg
IMG_4793.jpg
IMG_4794.jpg
IMG_4795.jpg
IMG_4796.jpg
IMG_4797.jpg
IMG_4798.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Bill Blass Yellow/Black Silk Ensemble,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed February 25, 2021, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4870.

Item Relations

Item: American Aesthetics depicts This Item