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Woman's dress

Red matte jersey diagonally draped long dinner dress with one diagonal shoulder strap, shirring at the neckline and waistline. high slit to the right in the front. Side zipper and hook and eye. Small godet at center back. Bodice boned and lined in plain weave red silk, skirt lined in plain weave...

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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, Fall 1994

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 160 cm (63 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit (jersey); metal; plastic; silk plain weave (crepe)


Textiles and Fashion Arts