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Isis Costume, The Egyptian Ballet (ensemble)

Costume

Identifier
C-547_a-d
Date:
1920s
Description:
Dress and accessories worn by Ruth St. Denis as Isis in The Egyptian Ballet (also known as The Egyptian Suite and Egypta).

Item Details:
C-547_a A pink silk georgette knife pleated dress with pink, black, cream, and soft green/blue patterned grosgrain ribbon straps which wrap under the bust, around the waist, and over the shoulders. The bust is covered in pale pink/cream silk jersey.
C-547_b A band of turquoise and pink grosgrain ribbon with a highly decorated hair clip/slide in the center. This band was used as decoration over the bust.
C-547_c-d Two armbands of pink and turquoise grosgrain decorated with metal hanging coins.
Extent:
4
Medium:
Cotton, Metal, Silk, Bakelite

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (worn by)
Related collections
Ted Shawn Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 116