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Woman's evening dress

White one shouldered, long silk evening dress with large white rosette lined in light pink silk at right shoulder and just below left hip. Standing ruffle/collar also lined in pink silk. Zipper and hook and eye closure along left side. Interior lined in white silk plain weave with boning at...

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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, Fall 1989

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 160 cm (63 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; silk plain weave; metal; plastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts