Woman's evening dress

American
Spring 1989
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 143 cm (56 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4073

Medium or Technique

Plastic; metal; silk plain weave; silk plain weave (crepe); grosgrain ribbon; silk plain weave tulle

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink, long off-the-shoulder “diamante” dress with 3/4 length sleeves. Bodice and sleeves are in light pink silk with a floral design in gems and pearls. Blue grosgrain ribbon sash at the waistline. Skirt covered in woven pink, white and sheer ribbons adorned with pearls. Center back zipper and hook and eye. Lined in pink plain weave silk with boning in the bodice. Layered tulle inside the skirt.
Spring 1989 Couture, #2760

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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