Costume Accessories, The Feather of the Dawn, Kwahu (ensemble)
Red trunks, a leather belt decorated with silver and turquoise, and a silver and turquoise necklace. Worn by Ted Shawn in the role of Kwahu in The Feather of the Dawn.
C-164_a A pair of red wool crepe high-cut trunks with a hook and bar center fastening.
C-164_b A heavy leather belt decorated with eight silver ovals inset with turquoise.
C-164_c A silver (?) necklace decorated with silver balls and spiked pieces ending in a medallion decorated with turquoise.
The belt and necklace appear to have been purchased. In The Feather of the Dawn the company used a mixture of purchased garments and theatrical copies.
Medium:Wool, Cotton, Silver, Turquoise , Metal