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: 128 cm (50 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4063

Medium or Technique

Silk (?) velvet; silk plain weave; silk tulle; plastic; metal; linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red/black velvet sleeveless evening dress with three dimensional velvet rosettes around collar and hem. Zipper at center back. Layers of tulle petticoats. Lined in black silk with interior boning in bodice. Interior label: “ARNOLD SCAASI.” Fall 1988 Made to Order, #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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