Circular Collars, Xochitl, Emperor Tepancaltzin's Dancing Girls (set of six)

Costume

Identifier
C-146_1-6
Date:
1920s
Description:
Six purple/mauve silk noil circular collars decorated with green, black, and orange wool embroidery. Worn by six female Denishawn dancers in the role of the Emperor Tepancaltzin's Dancing Girls in Xochitl.

Item Details:
Each collar is made from purple/mauve silk noil and is decorated with a geometric pattern of embroidered wool. The names inside correspond to the 1925 company tour (there are old unreadable labels underneath). These collars appear to be from a second costume worn by Emperor Tepancaltzin's Dancing Girls in Xochitl.

C-146_1 Inscribed with Ara (Ara Martin)
C-146_2 Inscribed with Tiny (Ernestine Day)
C-146_3 Inscribed with Mary (Mary Howry)
C-146_4 Inscribed with Edith (Edith James)
C-146_5 Inscribed with Jane (Jane Sherman)
C-146_6 Inscribed with Ann (Ann Douglas)
Extent:
6
Medium:
Wood, Cotton, Metal, Silk

Related Entities
Ernestine Day (worn by)
Ann Douglas (worn by)
Ara Martin (worn by)
Jane Sherman (worn by)
Edith James (worn by)
Mary Howry (worn by)
(designed by)
Related collections
Ted Shawn Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 025