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Woman's evening dress

Long sleeved evening dress with creme satin weave silk blouse that gathers slightly at the bust and at the cuff, which features three satin covered buttons. The bottom of the blouse is edged in rhinestones that are below the bust and drop slightly in the back. Black satin full skirt. Center back...

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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: 150 cm (59 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; plastic; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts