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Woman's dress

Spring 1991
Designed by Arnold Scaasi (American, (1930-2015)), Worn by Gayfryd Steinberg

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back: 73.7 cm (29 in.) Center front: 80.6 cm (31 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, printed; silk plain weave; plastic

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Bright pink strapless short cocktail dress with red, purple, green, blue, and yellow stylized floral patterning. Bow at natural waist. Lined in pink silk with boning in the bodice. Interior 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