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Woman's dress

1970s

Designed by Arnold Scaasi, American, born in 1930 American


Dimensions

Center back: 152 cm (59 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4121

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed dark blue and white silk dress with red and blue stripes bordering the waistline. Shallow scoop neckline and long, handkerchief hem, skirt cut on the bias. Open flutter short sleeves. Diagonal metal zipper from center back to left side natural waistline. Interior Label: "ARNOLD SCAASI"

Provenance

Before 2009, in collection of the designer, Arnold Scaasi, New York City; gift of Scaasi to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

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