Woman's evening dress

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


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 131 cm (51 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4072

Medium or Technique

Tulle; plastic; metal; cotton plain weave with continuous supplementary warp and weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White plain weave textured cotton fabric with red rose bud and black leaf print. Strapless, v neckline with curved waistline and floor length skirt (back of hem is longer than floor length). Center back zipper with hook and eye closure. Lined in plain weave silk with plastic boning in the bodice and plastic interfacing in the hem. Inside the back of the skirt are several bunches of white tulle for fullness.

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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