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Floor length strapless black silk evening gown with silver metallic embroidery and sequins in "eye" shape. Three dimensional silk rosettes lined in metallic embroidery and sequins scattered throughout skirt and bordering the top of the bodice. Back center zipper and hook and eye clasp.Black silk...

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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, Spring 1987

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 123 cm (48 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; silk plain weave (tulle); metallic embroidery; silver sequins; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts