Woman's dress

American
1980s
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4074

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon); metal; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark green silk chiffon rounded neckline, short dress with diagonally shirred bodice and long sleeves with side vents and two metal snaps on each sleeve. Bow on right shoulder seam. Gathered skirt with diagonal waistline. Hidden zipper going from the side of the bodice to the back of the dress at the right shoulder with one snap closure. Lined in dark green silk, zipper has a metal weight inside of the dress at the side.

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

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston