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Woman's dress

American
1990s
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930), Worn by Gayfryd Steinberg


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.) Center front: 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.461

Medium or Technique

Synthetic lace, lined with synthetic plain weave

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black lace cocktail dress with light brown synthetic chiffon lining and sheer black lace sleeves. Asymmetrical snap closures on reverse of bodice and zipper at center back of skirt. Interior black and white label: ARNOLD SCAASI.

Provenance

Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg