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Woman's ensemble in three parts (cape, trousers and cap)

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Cape: Yellow, black and white wool short cape with collar patterned with bold zig-zag print and scattered black patent leather-like plastic applique. Five metal snaps down center front and hook and eye at collar. Black lining. Trousers: Yellow, black and white wool bold zig-zag print and black...

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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, 1969

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back (cape): 64.1 cm (25 1/4 in.) Length (trousers at side seam): 1041.4 mm (41 in.) Length (cap): 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave, printed; plastic appliqué; cotton plain weave; metal; synthetic (?) twill weave; wool felt; cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts