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Day ensemble

American
Arnold Scaasi (American, 1930–2015)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center back (top): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center back (dress): 86.4 cm (34 in.)

Accession Number

2012.537.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s teal suit jacket. Wool jacket with crew neck. Interior hook and eye closure. Exterior embelished with two large decorative covered buttons.

Woman’s sleeveless, crew-neck top in teal wool. Zipper and hook and eye closure at back. Interior lined with white silk.

Woman’s teal, wool dress with silk upper bodice. Silk, sleeveless bodice with crew neck. Wool, A-line skirt. Hook and eye and zipper closure at upper back.

Signed

Interior label (jacket): "SCAASI" "FROST BROS."
Interior label (top): "SCAASI"

Provenance

August 2012, purchased by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI on eBay; 2012, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.