Headdresses, Ishtar of the Seven Gates, Ruth St. Denis

Costume

Identifier
C-719
Date:
1923
Description:

A tall headdress worn by Ruth St. Denis in Ishtar of the Seven Gates.

Items Details:
The headdress is a tall cone shaped hat made from buckram decorated with three bands of deep gold braid, two bands of gold and black wave patterned brocade, and four bands of gold hanging coins.

This headdress was given to Karoun Tootikian by Ruth St. Denis. Tootikian worked with St. Denis from 1945. The costumes were then gifted to Stephanie Clemens and were used up until the 1990s.

Extent:
1
Medium:
Cotton, Metal

Related Entities
Ruth St. Denis (worn by)
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 125