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Costume - Dance Costume

Dance Costume

  • Object:

    Costume

  • Date:

    1925 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool, silk satin and cotton, false buttons

  • Museum number:

    S.44-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume for a Rider on horseback in Bronislava Nijinska's ballet Touring, 1925.

Physical description

Costume for Rider on horseback. All-in-one sleeveless tuxedo-style jacket and wrap around mini-skirt with a 'bustle’. The ‘tuxedo’ which has black satin lapels includes a fake grey sateen waist coat with four silver false buttons. The 'bustle' is formed from 9 cones set in a semi-circle. The ‘tuxedo' is backless with a halter neck.

Date

1925 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Wool, silk satin and cotton, false buttons

Dimensions

Length: 79 cm approximate, Length: 9 cm Longest cone approximate, Width: 43 cm Waist approximate

Descriptive line

Costume for a Rider on horseback in Bronislava Nijinska's ballet Touring, 1925

Materials

Wool; Silk satin; Sateen

Techniques

Stitching

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Costumes; Dance

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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