Woman's evening dress

American
Spring/Summer 1990
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 140 cm (55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4120

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey; silk satin weave; silk plain weave; plastic; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long white one shoulder (with one long sleeve) silk jersey evening dress. Sleeve, upper front bodice, and back are gathered to create shirred effect, white satin ribbon waistband and bow at natural waist, and long straight skirt that is gathered at the center back. Zipper at cuff of sleeve and along right side. Bodice is unlined, skirt lined in white silk plain weave.

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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