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Short black sheer long sleeve organza cocktail dress with vertical layers of silk trimmed with white silk satin. Off-white belt with bow at natural waist and hook and eye closure. Zipper at center back with hook and eye closure at neck.


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/Summer 1992

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 93 cm (36 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (organza); silk satin; plastic; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts