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Costume

Costume

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Exter, Alexandra, born 6 - died 1949 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk crepe, bamboo stiffening, cord ties

  • Museum number:

    S.556-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Magenta silk crepe cloak, part of a costume from Holy Etudes, designed by Alexandra Exter, 1925.

Physical description

Magenta silk crepe capes with bamboo supports running across the top edge, fastening at the centre front with blue cord fabric ties which have been stitched into the centre of the interior neckline. These ties appear to have been extended, or repaired as the fabric alters in texture and colour mid way down their length.

Place of Origin

Paris (probably, made)

Date

1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Exter, Alexandra, born 6 - died 1949 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk crepe, bamboo stiffening, cord ties

Dimensions

Length: 101 cm Top edge to base approximate, Width: 66 cm Across top edge approximate

Descriptive line

Magenta silk crepe cloak, part of a costume from Holy Etudes, designed by Alexandra Exter, 1925

Materials

Silk crepe; Bamboo

Techniques

Sewing

Categories

Theatre costume; Dance; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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