Brown and Gold Bodice and Batik Wrap Skirt, A Javanese Court Dancer (ensemble)

Costume

Identifier
C-085_a-c
Date:
1926
Description:
A brown cotton velvet bodice and brown and cream batik wrap skirt. Worn by Ruth St. Denis in A Javanese Court Dancer.

Item Details:
C-085_a A brown cotton velvet rectangular panel trimmed with gold lurex woven braid. The bottom of the panel has two fabric covered weights. It also has hooks and bars, and snaps on one side. The panel is decorated with four clusters of metal mounted clear glass jewels. The panel appears to be intended to attach to the bodice.
C-085_b A brown cotton velvet strapless bodice trimmed with gold lurex woven braid.
C-085_c A brown and cream batik print wrap skirt with train.
Extent:
3
Medium:
Metal, Glass, Cotton

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (worn by)
Related collections
Ruth St. Denis UCLA Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 020