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Woman's evening dress

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Pink, long off-the-shoulder "diamante" dress with 3/4 length sleeves. Bodice and sleeves are in light pink silk with a floral design in gems and pearls. Blue grosgrain ribbon sash at the waistline. Skirt covered in woven pink, white and sheer ribbons adorned with pearls. Center back zipper and...

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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 1989

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 143 cm (56 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4073

Medium or Technique

Plastic; metal; silk plain weave; silk plain weave (crepe); grosgrain ribbon; silk plain weave tulle

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes