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Woman's dress

Black knit wool sleeveless dress gathered at skirt and pleated at center front, below faux tie. Hidden side pockets. Five silk covered buttons down the center back, along with snap and hook and eye clasp on black bodice overlay. Black silk lining has zipper on center back.

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, 1980s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 106 cm (41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4052

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave (crepe); silk plain weave; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes