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  • Date:

    1928 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, hessian, tin, hand-sewing.

  • Credit Line:

    Rachel Cameron bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

All-in-one bodysuit costume with gold, possibly hessian shorts attached to a top of yellow silk with a 'v' neck, fastening on the right shoulder and proper right side with hooks and eyes. A black sun with rays has been painted on the front and back, emanating from the waist. The costume is decorated with now tarnished oval golden scales, possibly made of tin, including twelve peplum panels attached to waist.


1928 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Silk, hessian, tin, hand-sewing.


Width: 25 cm Neckline opening, Width: 42 cm Waist, Width: 26 cm Leg opening, Length: 51 cm Neckline (front) to crotch

Object history note

Passed from Anton Dolin and Poppaea Vanda to Rachel Cameron

Descriptive line

Costume worn by Anton Dolin for his solo dance Hymn to the Sun


Silk; Hessian; Tin


Hand sewing

Production Type



Theatre and Performance Collection

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