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Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress and coat)

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Short strapless yellow dress patterned with large gold metallic flowers, yellow bow at center of neckline. Zipper and hook and eye closure at center back. Bodice is lined in off-white silk with boning and skirt is lined in off-white tulle with layers of tulle petticoats. Coat: Yellow silk 3/4...

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Provenance

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

Copyright

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

American, Fall 1958

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Dress: Center back: 213.4 cm (84 in.) Coat: Center back: 107 cm (42 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4065.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress: Silk satin weave with metallic patterning wefts; silk plain weave; tulle; metal. Coat: Silk satin weave with metallic patterning wefts; silk satin weave; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes