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Woman's evening dress

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Light pink satin weave silk gown with thin shoulder straps, v neckline, empire waistline and a criss-crossing design in the front of the bodice that continues to the back as a long sash. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Lined in yellow plain weave silk.

Provenance

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

Copyright

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

American, Spring 1974

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4048

Medium or Technique

Grosgrain ribbon; metal; silk plain weave; silk satin weave; plastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes