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Woman's ensemble

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Black broadtail jacket with five hook and eye closures down the center front. Brown fox fur collar. Lined in black silk. Long black broadtail skirt with three rows of brown fox fur. Zipper, two hook and eyes, and two buttons at center back. Lined in black silk.


One interior label: "Arnold Scaasi/New York."


Before 2010, purchased by dealer Cameron Silver of Decades, Inc., Los Angeles, CA from a private collection; purchased from Silver by the MFA (Accession date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund


© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

American, 1970

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back (jacket): 58 cm (22 13/16 in.) Center back (skirt): 83 cm (32 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Jacket: broadtail; fox fur; silk plain weave Skirt: silk plush (broadtail); fox fur; silk plain weave; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts