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Woman's evening dress

White plain weave textured cotton fabric with red rose bud and black leaf print. Strapless, v neckline with curved waistline and floor length skirt (back of hem is longer than floor length). Center back zipper with hook and eye closure. Lined in plain weave silk with plastic boning in the bodice...

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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, 1990s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


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

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Medium or Technique

Tulle; plastic; metal; cotton plain weave with continuous supplementary warp and weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts