Woman's dress

American
Fall 1987
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 133 cm (52 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4038

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; tulle; metal; plain weave plastic netting (?)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long black evening gown with black silk bodice with off-the shoulder neckline and long sleeves (short zipper at bottom of each sleeve), as well as a tiered skirt of black plastic netting (?) adorned with four black flower pins. Center back zipper with hook and eye clasp. Interior consists of multi-layered tulle. Dress lined in black silk.

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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