Designed by Ognibene Zendman (Italian)
Center back (skirt): 58.4 cm (23 in.) Center back (blouse): 66 cm (26 in.) Length (scarf): 132.1 cm (52 in.) Center back (coat): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Length (belt): 76.2 cm (30 in.)
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Navy blue pencil skirt with two front pockets. Zipper at side with two hook and eye closures at waistband. Seam down center front and pleating at sides.
Navy blue long sleeve shirt with high neck. Four buttons down center back at top only and one at each cuff. Amorphous shapes all over in purple, yellow, white and red.
Navy blue silk scarf with amorphous shapes in purple, red blue, and white on one side and solid navy blue on the other side.
Lime green collarless coat with gold buttons. Nine gold buttons down center front with five-pointed star engraved into each button. Two front pockets with flaps and gold button closures. Matching buttons on sleeves.
Leather belt with purple square buckle and square panels in red, yellow, purple and white.
Interior label: "OGNIBENE ZENDMAN ROMA MADE IN ITALY" "100 WOOL DRY CLEAN ONLY"
Between 1970 and 1990, purchased by Sandra O. Moose, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Moose to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 2013)
Gift of Sandra O. Moose