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One piece garment with purple sequin covered shorts jumper and striped off-white, yellow, and purple one shoulder, empire waist bodice covering with handkerchief hem and square design on open sided skirt (shorts show through). Right side overlay striped fabric drapes over the right arm. Center...

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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, Spring 1970

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 135 cm (53 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; metal; plastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts