Green and Pink Skirt, Unknown Work, Ruth St. Denis

Costume

Identifier
C-053
Date:
1920s
Description:
Green and pink full skirt possibly worn by Ruth St. Denis as an underskirt in Nautch Dance.

Item Details:
A pale green tarletan skirt. The skirt is very full similar to a Nautch skirt is style, it contains roughly 38 yards of fabric. The waist band and hem are edged with a band of pink. The hem is trimmed with gold lurex braid. Probably purchased in India.
Extent:
1
Medium:
Cotton, Metal

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (worn by)
Related works
Nautch
Related collections
Ruth St. Denis UCLA Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 012