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Woman's evening dress

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Long white one shoulder (with one long sleeve) silk jersey evening dress. Sleeve, upper front bodice, and back are gathered to create shirred effect, white satin ribbon waistband and bow at natural waist, and long straight skirt that is gathered at the center back. Zipper at cuff of sleeve 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/Summer 1990

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 140 cm (55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4120

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey; silk satin weave; silk plain weave; plastic; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes