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Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress, shawl)

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Strapless dress of pink chiffon with floating outer panel that remains open at center back over a tubular skirt of silk or synthetic plain weave (overlaid with pink chiffon at back where floating panel is open). Top and bottom hem trimmed with self-fabric ruffles set in two channels all around...

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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, 1963

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back (dress): 120 cm (47 1/4 in.) Length (shawl): 259.1 cm (102 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon); silk or synthetic plain weave; silk ribbon; metallic thread; metal zipper


Textiles and Fashion Arts