Woman's evening dress

American
Fall 1988
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 132 cm (51 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4034

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; silk (?) velvet; tulle with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning; metal; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long black off the shoulder evening dress with oversize puffy short sleeves, a black satin bodice, and brown satin skirt with black dotted tulle overlay scattered with large black velvet rosettes and small “jet” rhinestones/beads. Zipper at center back with hook and eye closure. Lined in black silk with interior boning. Fall 1988 Couture, #3567

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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