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Woman's dress

Green silk dress with off the shoulder princess neckline with elastic shoulder straps, and curved shirring down the sleeves and bodice, including entire back. Bow at waist, and ruffles at asymmetrical hemline (longer in the back than front). Back center zipper with hook and eye clasp. Interior,...

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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 Couture 1988

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 147 cm (57 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; metal; elastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts