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Costume Accessories, The Feather of the Dawn, Kwahu (ensemble)

Costume

Identifier
C-164_a-c
Date:
1923
Description:
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.

Item Details:
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.
Extent:
3
Medium:
Wool, Cotton, Silver, Turquoise , Metal

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