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Arnold Scaasi (American, 1930–2015)
Center back (jacket): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center back (top): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center back (dress): 86.4 cm (34 in.)
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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.
Interior label (jacket): "SCAASI" "FROST BROS."
Interior label (top): "SCAASI"
August 2012, purchased by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI on eBay; 2012, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)
Gift of Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.