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Dress, dance costume
Dress, dance costume
Attrib. To:
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk And Cotton, Wood
Dimensions:
144 x 74 cm (56 11/16 x 29 1/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
X1989.745
Acquisition Date:
1989-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum collection

Orange-red sleeveless body-suit (shorts) with voluminous matching silk skirt attached above bust. Skirt has wooden wands sewn into the side seams for manipulating during performance. Center back fastens with over-size hooks and eyes.