Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress, jacket)
Designed by Arnold Scaasi, American, born in 1930
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
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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"