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Woman's evening dress with shawl
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Center back (dress): 132.1 cm (52 in.) Center front (dress): 139.7 cm (55 in.) Length x width (shawl): 154 x 50.8 cm (60 5/8 x 20 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave with synthetic plain weave appliques and fused metallic polyester paillettes and crystals
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Strapless evening dress patterned with rows of black, white, and metallic “petals.” Zipper and hook and eye at center back. Bodice lined in white silk and skirt in black silk. Layers of black tulle petticoats. Interior label: ARNOLD SCAASI.
Black shawl patterned with rows of black, white, and metallic “petals.”
Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)
Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg