Woman's coat

American
1962
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930), Worn by Arlene Francis (American, 1907–2001)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4097

Medium or Technique

Silk twill; glass; plastic; cording; metal;

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Off-white long sleeve silk coat with notched collar and faux silk covered button (front center closure actually hook and eye). Paisley pattern over full coat comprised of off-white cording, white beads (glass and plastic), and white sequins. Lined in off-white silk.

Provenance

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

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

Copyright

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston