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Woman's coat

Purple, orange and green block colored wool winter coat with mandarin collar and three large buttons on center front in purple, orange and green to match. Two faux flap front pockets, long sleeves. Center back vent. Coat lined in same colors as face of coat. Interior label: "ARNOLD SCAASI"


Before 2009, in collection of the designer, Arnold Scaasi, New York City; gift of Scaasi to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

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


© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

American, Fall 1991

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; silk plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts