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Woman's evening dress

Deep V neck, cap sleeved long dress; navy empire bodice and sleeves, matched by navy, yellow and white geometric print long skirt with random rhinestones and sequins in square pattern embroidered rectangles. Similar embellishment appears on the trim of sleeves. Top lined in dark blue silk; skirt...

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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, 1970s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 145 cm (57 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; plastic; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts