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Strapless silk evening gown with yellow bust, turqouise bodice and bow sash, and bright pink asymmetrical hem. Top side zipper with hook and eye clasp. Bust lined with bright pink plain weave silk with boning; skirt with tulle stiffening.


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: 132.1 cm (52 in.) Center front: 125.7 cm (49 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts