Woman's coat

Fall 1972

Designed by Arnold Scaasi, American, born in 1930


Center back: 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; silk or synthetic plain weave; plastic buttons

Not On View


Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts



Single-breasted long sleeve collarless wool coat of red, orange, and black wool. Long sleeves cut in one with the jacket. Three black buttons at center front. Lined in black synethic twill? weave. Full flared 3/4 length hem. 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