Not currently on display at the V&A

Dance Costume

mid 20th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Rust-coloured silk tunic worn for an unidentified Natural Movement production.

Natural Movement is a form of dance developed by Madge Atkinson (1885-1970), based on the natural movements of the human body. Atkinson was inspired by the wide interest in free dance in the early 20th century and her works were developed for both theatre and education.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silk
Brief description
Rust coloured silk tunic worn for an unidentified Natural Movement production
Physical description
Rust-coloured tunic made from a single length of fabric in which a neck hole has been cut.
Dimensions
  • Length: 120cm
  • Width: 95cm
  • Sleeve opening length: 36cm
Credit line
Given by Francine Watson Coleman on behalf of the Natural Movement organisation
Object history
Acquired as a part of the Natural Movement Collection.
Summary
Rust-coloured silk tunic worn for an unidentified Natural Movement production.

Natural Movement is a form of dance developed by Madge Atkinson (1885-1970), based on the natural movements of the human body. Atkinson was inspired by the wide interest in free dance in the early 20th century and her works were developed for both theatre and education.
Collection
Accession number
S.63-2020

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Record createdFebruary 24, 2020
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