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Woman's coat

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Off-white long sleeve silk coat with notched collar and faux silk covered button (front center closure actually hook and eye). Paisley pattern over full coat comprised of off-white cording, white beads (glass and plastic), and white sequins. Lined in off-white silk.


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, 1962

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk twill; glass; plastic; cording; metal;


Textiles and Fashion Arts