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Woman's dress

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Green silk strapless dress with curved front bodice and straight skirt in front, with large rear "bustle" below curved waist seam. Lower rear skirt is full and slightly trained. Applied bow of self fabric at back with silk rose attached in center. Fastens with hook and eyes and zipper. Layers of...

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The artist; 2010, gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

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 1986

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center front: 138.4 cm (54 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; silk plain weave; tulle; plastic boning and zipper; applied silk or synthetic flower


Textiles and Fashion Arts