Black and Gold Sari, Unknown Work, Ruth St. Denis

Costume

Identifier
C-009
Date:
1923
Description:
Black silk sari. Possibly worn by Ruth St. Denis in a revival of The Dance of the Black and Gold Sari.

Item Details:
Long piece of black silk georgette gathered and pleated in two places. The sari is trimmed with gold lamé, the end of the veil section is trimmed with a deep band of gold lamé fabric. The costume appears relatively unworn and most likely dates from the end of RSD's career.
Extent:
1
Medium:
Silk, Metal

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (worn by)
Related works
Dance of the Black and Gold Sari
Related collections
Ruth St. Denis UCLA Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 003