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Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015))
Object Place: New York City, New York, United States
Center back: 78.1 cm (30 3/4 in.) Center front: 83.8 cm (33 in.) Costume: 11 1/4 x 10 13/16 in. (28.5 x 27.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave (chiffon), metal
Not On View
Dark blue sleeveless dress with fitted bodice and full skirt with asymmetrical panel and hemline, and layers of green and blue chiffon. Metal zipper at center back. Interior bodice lined in blue silk with two weights at center back. Square black and white woven label reads: Scaasi.
February 28, 2010, purchased on eBay from a seller in California by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI for the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston