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Woman's evening dress

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White satin sleeveless evening dress patterned with "diamond," "pearl," and colored rhinestones. Draped bodice with row of covered buttons over a zipper along center back. Lined in white silk with black and white interior label: ARNOLD SCAASI.


Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg

American, Spring 1987

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 147.3 cm (58 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin; silk plain weave; rhinestones; plastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts