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Woman's ensemble in two parts (blouse)

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Black blouse with sheer black silk overlaid with black tulle and large clear embroidered sequins. Four pockets, two at hip level and two at bust. White cotton cuffs and rounded collar with black silk satin bow at center front. Back is sheerer than front with black plain weave under black tulle...

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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

American, 1969

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 66 cm (26 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; silk satin weave; silk tulle embroidered with sequins; silk plain weave; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts