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Woman's dress

Peach colored matte jersey draped evening dress with shirred bodice, asymmetrical waistline, and long skirt. Zipper at right side with hook and eye closure. Right shoulder strap is attached with three hook and eye closures on back of dress. Interior bodice is lined with silk plain weave, skirt...

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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, Spring 1990

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 143 cm (56 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk knit knit (jersey); silk plain weave; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts