Red and Gold Padded Headdresses, Unknown Work, Ruth St. Denis (Set of nine)

Costume

Identifier
C-615_1-9
Date:
1930s
Description:
A set of nine red and gold padded headdresses worn in an unknown work possibly by the attendants in Gold Madonna, choreographed by Ruth St. Denis for Adelphi College. They appear to have been worn with dresses C-050_1-5

Item Details:
A set of gold cotton caps trimmed with padded red wool rolls printed with a pattern of gold and silver squares. At the back is a roll of padded black cotton decorated with a crisscross pattern of pearls. Gold colored metallic medallions hang on either side.
C-615_2 Inscribed with the name ADAH.
C-615_4 Inscribed with the name Mary.
C-615_7 Inscribed with the name Lydia.
C-615_9 Inscribed with the name Anna.
Extent:
9
Medium:
Cotton, Glass, Metal, Wool