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Woman's dress

Dress of black fitted ruched bodice in silk plain weave tulle, off-the-shoulder neckline embellished with ribbon of tulle and gold metallic decoration. Short skirt with same metallic ribbon. Center back metal zipper and hook and eye clasp. Plastic boning in bodice. Layered silk plain weave tulle...

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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 1987

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 77 cm (30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4036

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; no wire silk plain weave tulle ribbon with metallic; metal; plastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes