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: 150 cm (59 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4081

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; plastic; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long sleeved evening dress with creme satin weave silk blouse that gathers slightly at the bust and at the cuff, which features three satin covered buttons. The bottom of the blouse is edged in rhinestones that are below the bust and drop slightly in the back. Black satin full skirt. Center back zipper and one hook and eye. Both top and skirt are fully lined in their respective fabrics. 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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