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

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Dress with blue and white gingham woven bodice and drop waist floor length, full skirt of tiered bright yellow ostrich feathers over yellow silk. Center back zipper up bodice and hook and eye clasp. Five inerior layers of pale yellow tulle over yellow silk plain weave lining with yellow silk...

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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)

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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


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"Canary Soprano"

American, Spring 1988

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Dress Center back: 124 cm (48 13/16 in.) Stole Length x width: 179 x 37 cm (70 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; Ostrich (Struthio Camelus) feathers; tulle; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts