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Wool Embroidered Wrapover Skirts, The Feather of the Dawn (set of two)

Costume

Identifier
C-161_1-2
Date:
1923
Description:
Two cream wool wrapover skirts decorated with thick wool embroidery. Worn by male members of the Denishawn Company in The Feather of the Dawn.

Item Details:
Each skirt is heavily embroidered with colored wool thread and a hanging panel also embroidered. These appear to be a genuine Hopi Tribe garments. The company used a mixture of genuine costumes and theatrical copies. 
C-161_1 Has a label with illegible initials on the hem
C-160_2 Inscribed with Griggs (Campbell Griggs)
Extent:
2
Medium:
Wool, Metal

Related collections
Ted Shawn Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 029