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Woman's dress

Black lace cocktail dress with light brown synthetic chiffon lining and sheer black lace sleeves. Asymmetrical snap closures on reverse of bodice and zipper at center back of skirt. Interior black and white label: ARNOLD SCAASI.


Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg

American, 1990s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.) Center front: 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Synthetic lace, lined with synthetic plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts