Woman's evening dress

American
1990s
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

2009.4071

Medium or Technique

Velvet; plastic; silk plain weave (crepe); silk plain weave (chiffon); silk satin weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black strapless silk plain weave (crepe) floor-length evening dress covered in jewels and pearls in a rose design with a sweetheart neckline in black velvet. Center back zipper with a hook and eye. Back neckline also in black velvet with a center back bow. Lined in black plainw eave silk in the bodice with boning; skirt lined in black plain weave chiffon; entire neckline faced with black satin weave silk.
Interior Label: “ARNOLD SCAASI”

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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