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Woman's evening dress

American
Fall 1983
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930), Worn by Gayfryd Steinberg


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 153.7 cm (60 1/2 in.) Center back: 132.1 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

2010.465

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave with synthetic velvet appliqué; synthetic plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and pink short sleeve evening dress with black velvet bodice, dropped waistline, and bright pink skirt appliquéd with black velvet bows (?). Reverse has v-neckline with row of buttons down center back covering a zipper. Lined in black silk. Layers of black tulle petticoats.

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