Woman's coat

late 1960s

Designed by Arnold Scaasi, American, born in 1930


Center back: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; voided velvet, printed; plastic buttons

Not On View


Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts



Long jacket of yellow wool with faux double-breasted closure (four buttons with three snaps). Lined with voided velvet in floral design in shades of orange, yellow, and green on a black satin ground. Label at center back neck: "ARNOLD SCAASI"


The artist; 2010, gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

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