A scarlet and burgundy late 1970's silk satin and velvet strapless ball gown by Scaasi from the private collection of Jane Reisen. This dress has a fitted and boned velvet bodice with a plunging V-shaped neckline, that has a concealed zip running down the right side. The burgundy velvet cuts diagonally down from the left side to meet a full skirt of red silk satin and a satin bow sits on the left side of the waist. The dress has two layers of thick tulle underneath to add volume and the hemline falls to the floor. This dress is in near mint condition. This dress has a very fitted bodice and is fairly fitted over the hips, it is suitable for a UK size 6. Bust: 80cm Waist: 64cm Hips: 92cm Length: 145cm Arnold Scaasi is an acclaimed fashion designer who’s designs have graced numerous famous women, from first ladies such as Jacqueline Kennedy and Hillary Clinton to stars such as Barbra Streisand and her scandalously sheer 1969 Oscar ensemble. He bucked the trend for affordable fashion in 1964 when he opened his couture salon, catering to a clientele of socialites and celebrities. Be prepared to steal the show in this stunning ball gown luxuriously created and finely tailored by Scaasi, perfect for any grand or formal occasion wear with delicate heels and fine jewellery and add a statement clutch.