Woman's evening dress

American
Fall 1987
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 146.1 cm (57 1/2 in.) Center front: 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4095

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; tulle; plastic; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black tulle strapless dress with rouched bodice and gathered drop-waist skirt; covered in silver star sequines and rhinestones. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Inside consists of layers of black tulle over a black silk lining. Interior label: “ARNOLD SCAASI” Fall 1987 Made to Order #1775.

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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