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Woman's evening dress

Red/black velvet sleeveless evening dress with three dimensional velvet rosettes around collar and hem. Zipper at center back. Layers of tulle petticoats. Lined in black silk with interior boning in bodice. Interior label: "ARNOLD SCAASI." Fall 1988 Made to Order, #3567.

Provenance

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

Copyright

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

American, Fall 1988

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 128 cm (50 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4063

Medium or Technique

Silk (?) velvet; silk plain weave; silk tulle; plastic; metal; linen plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes