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Woman's coat

1972

Designed by Arnold Scaasi, American, born in 1930 Worn by Louise Nevelson, American, 1899 - 1988 American


Dimensions

Center back: 136 cm (53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4047

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave; chinchilla fur

Not On View

Collections

Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red, green/blue, brown, yellow, and green paisley patterned clutch-style coat trimmed and lined with chinchilla fur.

Provenance

Before 2009, in collection of the designer, Arnold Scaasi, New York City; gift of Scaasi to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Arnold Scaasi Collection-Gift of Arnold Scaasi Made possible through the generous support of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, anonymous donors, Penny and Jeff Vinik, Lynne and Mark Rickabaugh, Jane and Robert Burke, Carol Wall, Mrs. I. W. Colburn, Megan O'Block, Lorraine Bressler, and Daria Petrilli-Eckert