Bill Blass, Brown and Gold Lurex Chiffon Djellaba

Title

Bill Blass, Brown and Gold Lurex Chiffon Djellaba

Description

Brown and gold full-length djellaba in Lurex and silk chiffon with kimono sleeves. The ensemble is complete with a bateau neck chocolate brown silk charmeuse blouse and a full length elasticated waist skirt. The blouse is closed with 6 fabric-covered buttons fastened through fabric loops, and one small metal snap. It's also cinched with a charmeuse belt fastened with a diamond-shaped brass belt buckle.

Creator

Bill Blass, 1922-2002, Designer

Date

1970-1979

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-1637

Coverage

Unknown

Extent

Bust: 40"

Curator Notes

Good condition. The store label, Leonard's Department Store, is still attached to the left armpit of the blouse. The size reads as "10"; the price reads as 1,590. The garment doesn't seem to have been worn.

Textile

Silk / Lurex Chiffon and Silk Charmeuse

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

2008.1.4

Files

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Citation

Bill Blass, 1922-2002, Designer, “Bill Blass, Brown and Gold Lurex Chiffon Djellaba,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 31, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/518.

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