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Woman's evening dress

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Light blue silk strapless floor length evening dress with empire waist and silver floral embroidery and appliqués. Center back zipper behind four snap closures and hook and eye clasp. Four interior layers of tulle and one of blue silk plain weave lining. Interior label: "ARNOLD SCAASI"

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 1991

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 130 cm (51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4094

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; silk plain weave (tulle); metallic blend applique; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes