Woman's evening dress

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


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 133 cm (52 3/8 in.) Center front: 147.3 cm (58 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4029

Medium or Technique

Synthetic (?) machine made lace; silk plain weave; feathers; sequins; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and white strapless evening dress with alternating rows of black lace and sequins, and white feathers. Wide black lace and sequin band at waist. Zipper at center back with hook and eye closure. Lined in white silk with interior boning at bodice, white tulle attached at hem.

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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