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Woman's evening dress

Spring 1988
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015)), Worn by Gayfryd Steinberg

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back: 129.5 cm (51 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton lace (?); silk plain weave; rhinestones; plastic

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White off the shoulder cutwork (?) dress with floral motifs and “diamond” rhinestones. Zipper along center back. Lined in white silk with black and white interior label: ARNOLD SCAASI. Spring Made to Order, 1988, #2672.


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