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Woman's three piece ensemble (jacket)

Tailored, black and yellow houndstooth print, boucle wool jacket with long sleeves, a mandarin collar, six jewel covered black buttons down the center front for a closure. Lined in black silk with black and yellow houndstooth wool center front facings in the interior.


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 length: 65 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

wool plain weave (boucle); silk plain weave; plastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts