Madonna Costume, The Blue Madonna of St. Marks (ensemble)

Costume

Identifier
C-038_a-d
Date:
1955
Description:
Dress, collar, headdress and cloak worn by Ruth St. Denis in The Blue Madonna of St Marks.

Item Details:
C-038_a A purple nylon stretch floor length dress with long sleeves. The dress has a long zip at the center back and zips on the cuffs. The dress has been decorated with gold and purple lurex trim and blue sequin trim down the center front, around the cuffs, collar, and hem.
C-038_b A satin half circular collar decorated with gold and purple lurex trim and blue sequined trim and fastened with hooks and bars.
C-038_c A large circular headdress mounted on a buckram cap covered in lace. The circular piece is purple satin decorated with gold hand painted dots. The back of the circular piece is decorated with a blue paper cut out of a lion over gold.
C-038_d A very large circular purple satin cloak with a hook and bar fastening at the back of the neck. The hem is trimmed with gold lurex braid.
Extent:
4
Medium:
Nylon, Cotton, Metal, Cardboard, Plastic, Acetate, Rayon

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (worn by)
Related works
The Blue Madonna of St. Marks
Related collections
Ruth St. Denis UCLA Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 011