Woman's dress

Spring 1991 made to order collection
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015))

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back: 126 cm (49 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; metal

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Yellow floor-length evening gown with pleating at scooped neckline and round overlay drapery across the back neckline. Center back slit midway up dress; center back zipper and hook and eye clasp at the back top.


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


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