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Woman's evening dress

Light pink evening gown with plastic and metal gemstone swirl design. Gemstone straps, rouched center dront and center front slit. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Scoop back neckline. Lined in silk plain weave; boning and foam bust cups in bodice.


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

"Diamond Blush"

American, Fall 1984

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; silk plain weave; plastic; metal; foam


Textiles and Fashion Arts