Woman's dress

American
Fall 1984
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015))


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 132 cm (51 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4109

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Empire waist strapless evening gown with dark brown silk ruched bust and bow tied at upper back. Black silk bluson style, black velvet circular flounce and black interior tulle (showing at bottom). Interior is lined in black plain weave silk with boning at bodice. Center back sipper with hook and eye clasp.

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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