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Dress and jacket ensemble

American
about 1963
Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015)), For Martini (American), Retailed by Ruth Roaman Gowns


Dimensions

Center back (Dress): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Center front (Dress): 91.4 cm (36 in.) Costume (Dress): 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.) Center back (Coat): 104.1 cm (41 in.) Center front (Coat): 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

2016.167.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress: Silk, plain weave (chiffon) printed Jacket: Cotton plain weave, printed; lined with rayon plain weave (crepe)

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Classifications

Costumes

Strapless dress in yellow, pink and green floral print. Matching coat in floral print in pink, yellow and green with three quarter length sleeves; round collar and wide lapel; and two button closures at top near neckline.

Provenance

1980's, sold by The Church Mouse (vintage store), Palm Beach, FL to Elizabeth Davis Eichner, New York; 2016, gift of Eichner to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Davis Eichner in honor of Andrew Spindler