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Woman's ensemble

American
1969


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 66 cm (26 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4085.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; silk satin weave; silk tulle embroidered with sequins; silk plain weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black blouse with sheer black silk overlaid with black tulle and large clear embroidered sequins. Four pockets, two at hip level and two at bust. White cotton cuffs and rounded collar with black silk satin bow at center front. Back is sheerer than front with black plain weave under black tulle embroidered with sequins. Eight black bows along center back with one metal hook and eye closure.

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

Copyright

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston