Evening ensemble

Designer Arnold Scaasi American, born Canada

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The tradition of Renaissance textiles, known from extant textiles and particularly from their representation in Renaissance painting, offered a rich convergence of East and West and sumptuous floral pattern. Renewed textile grandeur in the 1950s returned many abstracting floral designs to favor.

Evening ensemble, Arnold Scaasi (American, born Montreal, Canada, 1931–2015), silk, American

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