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Woman's ensemble (dress)

about 1963
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015)), Manufactured by Martini (American)

Object Place: United States


Dress: Center back: 96 cm (37 13/16 in.) Coat: Center back from bottom of collar: 91 cm (35 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Warp printed silk damask, lined with silk satin

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Dress of silk damask with red and pink warp printed ground patterned with gold oak hydrangea blossoms. Scoop neck, sleeveless with fitted princessline bodice, drop waist with self-fabric belt, skirt pleated at center front with two pleated tabs falling from waist at front; lined with peach-colored silk satin

Coat of silk damask with red and pink warp printed group patterned with gold oak hydrangea blossoms. Full A-line coat cut on bias and draped in back, modified cowl neck in front and back, elbow length raglan sleeve, double breasted snap-front closure; lined with peach-colored silk satin; labeled, “Scaasi Boutique for Martini”


September 21, 2010, sold by The Way We Wore Inc, Los Angeles, CA to Private Collector, Chestnut Hill, MA ; 2010, gift of Private Collector to the MFA. (Accession date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift