Woman's evening dress

American
Fall 1975
Possibly made for Barbra Streisand (American, born in 1942), Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 141 cm (55 1/2 in.) Center front: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4082

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; silk plain weave; metal; plastic; grosgrain ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Beige crepe chiffon floor length dress with gems and gold beading bordering the high neckline, short sleeves, and natural waistline. Gems have metal backs and gold beads look like “bugle” beads. Center back zipper closure with hook and eye. Lined in tan plain weave silk with plastic horsehair interfacing at the hem that is lined in chiffon.

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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