Woman's dress

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


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 89 cm (35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4098

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; tulle; silk plain weave; velvet; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Navy cocktail dress with velvet drop waist bodice, u scoop neckline and short gathered sleeves. Short draped satin skirt and wide attached band. Large satin bow in back with center back zipper and hook and eye clasp. Lined in plain weave silk with layered tulle inside the skirt. Two labels: “ARNOLD SCAASI” and “SAKS FIFTH AVENUE”

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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