Blue Net Dresses with Beaded Detail, Unknown Work, Denishawn (set of five + two items)

Costume

Identifier
C-195_1-7
Date:
1920s
Description:
Five blue cotton net dresses decorated with blue bugle beads and yellow cotton tape detail. The dresses all have weighted hems. Worn by female members of the Denishawn Company in an unknown work.

Item Details:
The dresses match C-196_1-6 in style and likely are from the same work. Each dress is slightly different and is described below. 

C-195_1 A tube dress of blue net decorated with rows of large bugle beads. No name.
C-195_2 A tube dress of blue net decorated with rows of large blue bugle beads and yellow cotton tape. The skirt is split and a cotton gusset stitched in to secure the dress under the crotch. A cotton label is inscribed with Hazel Roy (Hazel Roy Butler)
C-195_3 A tube dress of blue net decorated with rows of large blue bugle beads and yellow cotton tape. The dress also has a yellow cotton semi circular collar decorated with large green bugle beads. A cotton label is inscribed with McCrea (?), on the collar is written Iada (?)
C-195_4 A tube dress of blue net decorated with rows of yellow cotton tape (appears to have once had bugle beads). The skirt is split and a cotton gusset stitched in to secure the dress under the crotch. A cotton label is inscribed with Leone Ra...lea (unreadable) (Leona Rahlla)
C-195_5 A tube dress of blue net decorated with rows of yellow cotton tape (appears to have once had bugle beads). The skirt is split and a cotton gusset stitched in to secure the dress under the crotch. A cotton label is inscribed with Anna Austin (Anna Austin).
C-195_6 A separate yellow cotton circular collar decorated with large green glass bugle beads. Inscribed in the collar is Lillian (Lillian Berman)
C-195_7 A separate yellow cotton circular collar decorated with large green glass bugle beads. Inscribed in the collar is Kathryn Waugh, E Ridey and a third unreadable name.
Extent:
7
Medium:
Cotton, Glass, Metal