Woman's evening dress

American
1970s
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930), Worn by Barbra Streisand (American, born in 1942)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 145 cm (57 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4079

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; plastic; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep V neck, cap sleeved long dress; navy empire bodice and sleeves, matched by navy, yellow and white geometric print long skirt with random rhinestones and sequins in square pattern embroidered rectangles. Similar embellishment appears on the trim of sleeves. Top lined in dark blue silk; skirt lined in white 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

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston