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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.


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


© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

American, Spring 1974

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts