Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress, jacket)
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)
Object Place, New York, United States
Dress: Center back: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 in.) Jacket: Center back: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Voided velvet, printed; synthetic plain weave
Not On View
Dress of voided velvet with Japanese-influenced design of multicolored chrysanthemums and wisteria on bright yellow ground with cap sleeves, high crew neckline, and seam at natural waist giving way to slightly pleated floor-length skirt. Pleats conceal pockets at hips. Fully lined in yellow synthetic (rayon?) plain weave.
Long sleeve short jacket of voided velvet with Japanese-influenced design of multicolored chrysanthemums and wisteria on bright yellow ground with foldover collar and six-button closure at center front. Lined in brown rayon (?). Label at center back neck: "ARNOLD SCAASI"
The artist; 2010, gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)
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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