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Woman's evening dress

Spring 1984
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.) Center front: 144.8 cm (57 in.) Bust 32"

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon), ombre printed; metal

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Green and pink ombre evening dress with layers of chiffon fabric and narrow straps. Hook and eye closures at center back. Interior black and white label: ARNOLD SCAASI.


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