Woman's evening dress

American
1970
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: 147.3 cm (58 in.) Center front: 134 cm (52 3/4 in.) Bust: 33"

Accession Number

2009.4086

Medium or Technique

Synthetic (cellulose acetate warp and rayon and cellulose acetate wefts) plain weave (crepe) embroidered with metallic thread, sequins (cellulose acetate with silver coating), plastic beads, and rhinestones; flat-lined with silk gauze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long pink synthetic crepe dress with deep U neck and cap sleeves. Patterned with round white sequins encircled with rhinestones. Waistline just under bust. Zipper at center back. Bodice lined in pink silk with interior narrow waistband with hook and eye closure, woven label “ARNOLD SCAASI,” skirt is flat-lined in light pink silk gauze.

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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