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Woman's cape

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Cape with shawl collar and oversized hood made of double-faced wool. Hunter green exterior faced with red, green, and white plaid; originally worn with evening dress of red to white ombre silk crepe.


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 1975

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 146 cm (57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool, double-faced twill


Textiles and Fashion Arts