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Short black tulle babydoll dress patterned with small black bows over black underdress. Tulle is open at center back with zipper and three hook and eye closures along silk underdress. Interior has black waistband and woven label "ARNOLD SCAASI."


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, Spring 1966

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 90 cm (35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Starched silk plain weave underdress with adhesive interfacing; synthetic net overdress with rayon bows


Textiles and Fashion Arts