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Purple and creme water lotus patterned silk chiffon beach dress, center front zipper on under bust. Straight floor length under dress with thigh high slits on both sides. Floating front panel with long sleeves (attaches at neckline). Keyhole neckline with bow tie at front neckline. Unattached...

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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


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Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 152 cm (59 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; silk twill weave; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts