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Woman's ensemble in three parts (dress)

Day suit dress with black draped skirt and black wool bodice with windowpane design created with yellow ribbon, worn with yellow and black wool windowpane jacket with black leather belt. Dress has a boat neckline, long sleeves with side zippers and a wide waistband creating a skirt and top look....

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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, 1980s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 103 cm (40 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Velvet; silk plain weave; metal; plastic; wool plain weave (crepe)


Textiles and Fashion Arts