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Woman's evening dress

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Long pink synthetic crepe dress with deep U neck and cap sleeves. Patterned with round white sequins encircled with rhinestones. Waistline just under bust. Zipper at center back. Bodice lined in pink silk with interior narrow waistband with hook and eye closure, woven label "ARNOLD SCAASI,"...

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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, 1970

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 147.3 cm (58 in.) Center front: 134 cm (52 3/4 in.) Bust: 33"

Accession Number

2009.4086

Medium or Technique

Synthetic (cellulose acetate warp and rayon and cellulose acetate wefts) plain weave (crepe) embroidered with metallic thread, sequins (cellulose acetate with silver coating), plastic beads, and rhinestones; flat-lined with silk gauze

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes