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Wool Embroidered Dress, The Feather of the Dawn, Kodeh

Costume

Identifier
C-163
Date:
1923
Description:
Cream wool one shoulder dress with thick wool embroidery. Worn by Ernestine Day and Louise Brooks in the role of Kodeh in The Feather of the Dawn.

Item Details:
The wool dress is decorated with heavy colored wool embroidery around the neckline, waist, and bottom half of the skirt. It has hook and bar fastenings down one side. No names inside. This appears to be a genuine Hopi Tribe garment. The company used a mixture of genuine costumes and theatrical copies. 
Extent:
1
Medium:
Wool, Metal

Related Entities
(designed by)
Louise Brooks (worn by)
Ernestine Day (worn by)
Related collections
Ted Shawn Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 029