Stylized Kimono Bow, Unknown Work, Ruth St. Denis

Costume

Identifier
C-015_a-b
Date:
1920s
Description:
Black silk stylized bow and bamboo support structure. Worn by Ruth St. Denis in an unknown work, possibly O-Mika.

Item Details:
C-015_a A black silk stylized bow covered with embroidered flowers (in pink and cream silk and gold lurex thread). This would have been worn with a Japanese style obi and kimono.
C-015_b Twisted bamboo support for a similar bow, held together with red cotton tape.
Extent:
2
Medium:
Cotton, Silk, Metal, Bamboo