Woman's dress

American
Fall 1987
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930), Worn by Brooke Astor (American, 1902–2007)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 103 cm (40 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4096

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; silk plain weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Longsleeve (with zipper at bottom of sleeve) gray wool dress with boat-neckline and pleated shoulders. Radiating pleats from the left side seam. Eight buttons covered in gray wool up the entire center back over (and hiding) zipper and hook and eye clasp. Lined in gray silk. Fall 1987 Made to Order, #1716.

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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