Incense Costume, Incense (ensemble)

Costume

Identifier
C-005_a-b
Date:
1940s
Description:
Bodice and skirt with long shawl/veil attached. Worn by Ruth St. Denis in a revival of Incense.

Item Details:
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.
Extent:
2
Medium:
Silk, Nylon, Metal, Plastic, Cotton

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (worn by)
Related works
Incense, The
Related collections
Ruth St. Denis UCLA Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 002