Woman's evening dress

American
Fall 1990
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015)), Worn by Diahann Caroll (American, born in 1935)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 129 cm (50 13/16 in.) Center front: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4028

Medium or Technique

Silk lace; silk plain weave; tulle; plastic; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor-length black lace, scalloped and tiered evening gown with right shoulder strap adorned with 3D lace and tulle rosettes and silver sequins. Tiers decorated with swirling silver sequin designs. Center back zipper with hook and eye and six snaps up bodice. Interior lined with nude silk plain weave and boning in bodice.

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

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