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Costume

Costume

  • Date:

    ca.1920s (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tarlatan, machine lace, artificial silk, metal

  • Museum number:

    S.80-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Dress, part of a costume from an unidentified production, associated with Bronislava Nijinska, ca.1920s.

Physical description

Vivid yellow dress with artificial silk bodice and yellow tarlatan sleeves and skirt. There is a wide curved collar of cream machine lace, which rests on the shoulder line and a small black velvet bow at the centre front of the neckline. The long sleeves are gathered into three sections with bands of elastic (now perished) and the bodice is secured with a zip fastening, set into the proper left side seam. The dress is not lined.

Date

ca.1920s (made)

Materials and Techniques

Tarlatan, machine lace, artificial silk, metal

Dimensions

Length: 34 cm Centre back, shoulder to waist approximate, Circumference: 66 cm waist approximate, Length: 92 cm Centre back waist to hem approximate, Width: 37 cm Across shoulders approximate, Length: 68 cm Sleeve, shoulder to cuff approximate

Descriptive line

Dress, part of a costume from an unidentified production, associated with Bronislava Nijinska, ca.1920s

Materials

Artificial silk; Tarlatan; Metal

Techniques

Machine stitching

Categories

Dance; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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