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Woman's evening dress

White silk (crepe) strapless dress with flat laying band collar (in silk satin weave)and draped bodice. Floor-length skirt and high side slit. Center back zipper with hook and eyes and curved back waist seam. Lined in silk satin weave and boned in the bodice. Interior Label: "ARNOLD...

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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 1993

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 131 cm (51 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; silk plain weave (crepe); plastic; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts