Woman's dress

American
Fall 1988
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 138 cm (54 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4123

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk and metallic embroidery; tulle; silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long white strapless evening dress with embroidered red, pink, purple, green, orange, yellow, and gold flowers. Asymmetrical waistline and hem with visible layers of black tulle petticoats at the left hem. Zipper and hook and eye closure along right side. Lined in white silk plain weave with boning at bodice. Fall 1988 Boutique #5349

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