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Short strapless dress with black lace bodice and white satin skirt pattered with black lace rosettes with rhinestone leaves and stems. Zipper at center back of bodice and skirt. Bodice with interior boning, lined in beige silk, interior label reads: ARNOLD SCASSI. Skirt lined in white...

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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, Fall 1992

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back (dress): 74.3 cm (29 1/4 in.) Center front (dress): 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.) Other (dress, bust): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Length (belt): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Center front (jacket): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center back (jacket): 62.5 cm (24 5/8 in.) Other (jacket, bust): 88.9 cm (35 in.) Other (jacket, underarm seam - sleeve length): 45.1 cm (17 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave, lace; rhinestones, silk plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts