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Rama Costume, Siamese Ballet (ensemble)

Costume

Identifier
C-545_a-g
Date:
1922
Description:
Jeweled tunic, arm, leg, and hand decorations all worn by Ted Shawn in the role of Rama in Siamese Ballet.

Item Details:
C-545_a A black velvet tunic lined with purple velvet. The tunic is encrusted with small mirrors and colored glass gems, a large diamanté encrusted motif sits at the center. The tunic consists of a skirt with six wired panels, at the waist are velvet straps that cross at the front and back and attached to a large shaped and wired collar piece with pointed and curved shoulders.
C-545_b-c A pair of black velvet arms bands each consisting of two diamond shaped panels covered in mirrors and colored glass gems held around the wearer's arms with elastic.
C-545_d-e A pair of black velvet leg bands each consisting of two diamond shaped panels covered in mirrors and colored glass gems held around the wearer's legs with elastic.
C-545_f-g A pair of black velvet hand decorations consisting of two curved pointed pieces covered in mirrors and colored glass gems held around the wearer's wrists with elastic.
Extent:
7
Medium:
Cotton, Metal, Glass, Silk

Related Entities
Ted Shawn (worn by)
Related collections
Ted Shawn Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 117