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Woman's coat

Longsleeve black felted wool coat with rounded collar of purple and green silk (on the left) and blue silk (on the right). One large circular button. Lining on the left side is purple silk until sleeve and light green silk following to the hem, while the lining on the right is all blue.


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 1989

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool felt; silk plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts