Incense Costume, Incense (ensemble)
Bodice and skirt with long shawl/veil attached. Worn by Ruth St. Denis in a revival of Incense.
C-005_a Cotton lined lamé bodice with flesh colored silk chiffon sleeves. The bodice is covered with large artificial pearls. The front closure has been altered and extended at a later date.
C-005_b The sari consists of a long grey/mauve nylon chiffon skirt with silk georgette underskirt, the skirt is trimmed with gold braid. A long shawl/ veil is attached to the skirt this is bordered with a deep band of silver lamé and gold braid.
This appears to be a later remake of the costume.
Medium:Silk, Nylon, Metal, Plastic, Cotton