Woman's evening dress

American
Spring 1974
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 121 cm (47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4048

Medium or Technique

Grosgrain ribbon; metal; silk plain weave; silk satin weave; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light pink satin weave silk gown with thin shoulder straps, v neckline, empire waistline and a criss-crossing design in the front of the bodice that continues to the back as a long sash. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Lined in yellow plain weave silk.

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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