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Woman's evening dress

Black tulle strapless dress with rouched bodice and gathered drop-waist skirt; covered in silver star sequines and rhinestones. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Inside consists of layers of black tulle over a black silk lining. Interior label: "ARNOLD SCAASI" Fall 1987 Made to Order...

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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 1987

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 146.1 cm (57 1/2 in.) Center front: 116.8 cm (46 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; tulle; plastic; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts