Woman's dress

American
Fall 1987
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015))


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 77 cm (30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4036

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; no wire silk plain weave tulle ribbon with metallic; metal; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of black fitted ruched bodice in silk plain weave tulle, off-the-shoulder neckline embellished with ribbon of tulle and gold metallic decoration. Short skirt with same metallic ribbon. Center back metal zipper and hook and eye clasp. Plastic boning in bodice. Layered silk plain weave tulle in skirt with silk plain weave lining inside dress.

Provenance

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

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

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