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Woman's three piece ensemble (dress)

Suit of yellow and black tweed; dress of heavily beaded bodice with wood beads and red and green sequins in floral design with long sleeves that have side zipper vents, and a boat neckline. Natural waistline yellow and brown houndstooth print, boucle wool skirt with with a satin covered, leather...

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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, Fall 1990 couture

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 89 cm (35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood; plastic; silk plain weave; wool plain weave (boucle); metal; leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts