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Woman's dress

Dark blue lace, floor-length, strapless evening dress with upright ruffle. Vertically pin-tucked sheer tulle bodice. Floor-length skirt with multiple tiers of lace. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Internal crinoline and tulle in skirt, bodice lined with boning. Interior Label:...

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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 1979

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 147cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk lace (machine made); metal; silk plain weave tulle


Textiles and Fashion Arts