Woman's dress

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


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 123 cm (48 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4067

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; silk plain weave (tulle); metallic embroidery; silver sequins; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor length strapless black silk evening gown with silver metallic embroidery and sequins in “eye” shape. Three dimensional silk rosettes lined in metallic embroidery and sequins scattered throughout skirt and bordering the top of the bodice. Back center zipper and hook and eye clasp.Black silk lining, four layers of tulle interior. Spring 1987 Made to Order, #1961.

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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