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Woman's ensemble


Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back: 66 cm (26 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.


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


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