Woman's dress

American
Spring 1989
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015))


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 139 cm (54 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4110

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; velvet; silk plain weave (tulle); metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor length strapless evening gown with black velvet bodice and bow at center back, yellow asymmetrical (much longer in front than back) skirt of plain weave silk with long slit up center front, and black velvet underskirt. Center back zipper to bow, and top hook and eye clasp. Interior back features layers of black tulle, lined with black silk.

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