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Woman's evening dress

American
Fall 1986
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, born in 1930), Worn by Gayfryd Steinberg


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 149 cm (58 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.470

Medium or Technique

Tulle with embroidery; silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black long sleeve lace evening dress with short hemline in front and long in back. Arms, shoulders, and plunging neckline are sheer with short beige slip dress lining remainder of dress. Large open keyhole in back with center back zipper beginning at the natural waist. 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