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Woman's evening dress

American
Spring 1986


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 132.1 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

2010.463

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with cotton applique; silk plain weave; silk tulle

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue strapless dress with large scale appliqué patterning of white meandering vines and flowers. Zipper and hook and eye at center back. Lined in blue silk with interior boning in bodice, layers of tulle petticoats. Interior black and white label: ARNOLD SCAASI.

Provenance

Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg