Woman's dress

American
Spring 1971
Worn by Diahann Caroll (American, born in 1935), Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 128 cm (50 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4045

Medium or Technique

Plastic; metal; tulle; silk plain weave (organdy)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White organdy dress with white sequins. Empire waisted and off-the-shoulder neckline with layered ruffles along neckline and on sleeves. Yellow, red and purple striped ribbon bow around waistline. Floor-length skirt in ruffled layers of tulle. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Lined in plain weave white silk, boned in the bodice, and interfaced in the hemline (plastic). Interior Label: “SCAASI BOUTIQUE”

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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