Woman's dress

American
1980s
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Dimensions

Center back: 119.4 cm (47 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2161

Medium or Technique

Rayon and lurex jacquard weave, lined with silk plain weave (organza), net underdress

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red quilted strapless dress embroidered with purple ovals and a gold and silver filigree design. Labeled: “Scaasi Boutique/ Martha”

Provenance

Donor purchased from an antique dealer, Renate C. Collins, in 2001. Gift to MFA January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Meredith F. Shade

Copyright

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