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Woman's coat

late 1960s

Designed by Arnold Scaasi, American, born in 1930


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2010.691

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; voided velvet, printed; plastic buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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"

Provenance

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