Ballet for All

Costume Design
1972 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Costume design, numbered 12 by Peter Farmer, for Robert Cohan’s contribution to Ballet For All, twice signed ‘Farmer’ and dated ‘72. Two figures in fitted black jumpsuits with irregular red bands running vertically up the legs to the shoulders and horizontallyacross the chest, drawn in black pen and ink and black and red felt tip pen, with annotations in pencil.



object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and ink, felt tip pen and pencil on paper
Brief Description
Costume design by Peter Farmer for two dancers in black and red jumpsuits in Robert Cohan's contribution to Ballet for All
Physical Description
Costume design, numbered 12 by Peter Farmer, for Robert Cohan’s contribution to Ballet For All, twice signed ‘Farmer’ and dated ‘72. Two figures in fitted black jumpsuits with irregular red bands running vertically up the legs to the shoulders and horizontallyacross the chest, drawn in black pen and ink and black and red felt tip pen, with annotations in pencil.



Dimensions
  • Height: 38cm
  • Width: 21.1cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'BALLET / FOR / ALL / R / COHAN' (Written in pencil, lower centre, between figures)
  • 'Ballet For All' (Written in pencil, lower left, under left hand figure)
  • 'COHAN' (Written in pencil, lower centre, under figures)
  • 'Farmer72' (Artist's signature, lower right hand corner)
  • 'Farmer' (Artist's signature, written across lower legs of right hand figure)
Credit line
Given by the Estate of Peter Farmer in memory of Peter Farmer
Collection
Accession Number
S.165-2019

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record createdOctober 2, 2018
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