Woman's dress

American
Spring 1970
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 135 cm (53 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4058

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; metal; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One piece garment with purple sequin covered shorts jumper and striped off-white, yellow, and purple one shoulder, empire waist bodice covering with handkerchief hem and square design on open sided skirt (shorts show through). Right side overlay striped fabric drapes over the right arm. Center back zipper in shorts and side zipper in over dress. Lined in off-white plain weave silk in the bodice and purple plain weave silk in the skirt. Spring 1970, #1465

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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