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Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress and stole)

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Dress: Turquoise silk taffeta strapless evening dress with ruching at bodice and three tiered "pouf" skirt. Interior bodice is boned and lined in silk plain weave. Layers of blue tulle at hemline. Zipper at center back of bodice with two hook and eye closures on skirt. Stole: Light purple and...

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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)

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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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American, Fall 1982

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Dress Center back: 147 cm (57 7/8 in.) Stole Length x width: 286 x 88 cm (112 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Dress: Silk plain weave; tulle; metal. Stole: Silk plain weave.


Textiles and Fashion Arts