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Woman's dress

American
Spring 1987
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 91 cm (35 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.989

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s cocktail dress made with white float-weave patterned silk printed with all-over pattern of red oval spots. Squared neckline with large puffed sleeves and asymmetrical, dropped waistline. Lined with two layers of synthetic chiffon and acetate (?)/net. Back zipper closure. Interior label reads “Scaasi Boutique”.

Provenance

By 1990, purchased by Mary Philopolous, Canton MA; 2010, gift of Mary Philopolous to MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Philopoulos