Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 243

Price Realized: $ 715
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
BILL BLASS (1922-2002)

Sequin Matisse-style jacket.

Bill Blass semi-fitted cardigan jacket with long tapered sleeves and jewel neckline, the jacket with beads and sequins in shades primarily of blue, red, gold and creme illustrating views centered around a shuttered window with an umbrella & vase on the front and an umbrella & chair on the back, lined with pale aquamarine faille and labeled "Bill Blass" and "Made in U.S.A. of Imported Fabric"; measuring shoulder to shoulder 15 inches, 38 cm., sleeve 23 inches, 58 cm., and length 20 3/4 inches, 53 cm.

Additional Details

For a similar jacket from this series, see Bill Blass: An American Original, 1988, page 148.