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Skirt

  • Date:

    1926

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dyball, Florence (costume designers)
    L & H Nathan Ltd (Costumier)

  • Museum number:

    S.171A-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume for Feemy Evans worn by Nina de Silva. Silk taffeta full length gathered skirt woven in bold bands of coral on off white ground, alternated with clear yellow bands, separated by woven bands of black oak leaves.

Date

1926

Artist/maker

Dyball, Florence (costume designers)
L & H Nathan Ltd (Costumier)

Dimensions

Length: 100 cm Skirt, waist to hem, Width: 70 cm Skirt, widest part (along hemline), Weight: 0.8 kg Skirt, weight

Object history note

Costume for Feemy Evans worn by Nina de Silva in George Bernard Shaw's play 'The Showing-up of Blanco Posnet', performed by the Martin Harvey Company at the London Coliseum, 20th October 1926. The scenery for the production was by George J Dodson, and the the costumes were by Florence Dyball and L & H Nathan.

Descriptive line

Full length gathered silk taffeta skirt for Feemy Evans worn by Nina de Silva in 'The Showing-up of Blanco Posnet', London Coliseum, 1926.

Materials

Silk taffeta

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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