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Woman's ensemble in two parts (coat and dress)

Chartreuse or "lettuce" green "Parade" coat of wool twill with short, curved sleeves, no collar, and four front false flap pockets (two at chest, two at hips). Closes with hook and eye at waist. Back vent. Lined in black silk crepe, twill woven. Labelled at center back neck: "Scaasi" Label at...

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Provenance

June 2010, purchased from main line Philadelphia family by Katy Kane, New Hope, PA; purchased from Katy Kane by the MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

American, Spring 1962

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (coat): 92 cm (36 1/4 in.) Center back (dress): 92 cm (36 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.663.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave; silk twill weave (crepe); silk plain weave; plastic zipper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes