Large Purple Silk Skirt with Gold Hand-painting, Salome

Costume

Identifier
C-082
Description:
Large fuchsia purple silk crepe skirt with gold and red stencil detail. Worn by Ruth St. Denis in Salome.

Item Details:
This very large oversize skirt is decorated with gold lurex braid on the hem and waist. The skirt is covered all over in a design of gold and dark red painted stencils of flowers and patterns (this was applied after the piece was constructed). The skirt is extremely fragile and cannot be unfolded, viewing in box only.
Extent:
1
Medium:
Silk, Cotton, Metal

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (depicts)
Related works
Salome
Related collections
Ruth St. Denis UCLA Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 016