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costume for Dromenon

Date
1947
Dimensions
60-1/2 x 17 inches
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUME: Wool body suit in rose-colored wool with hand drawn designs in multiple colors FIRST PERFORMANCE: Hunter Playhouse, New York, NY; December 14, 1947 DANCERS: Merce Cunningham, Dorothy Berea, Shirley Broughton, Mili Churchill, Eleanor Goff, Sara Hamill, Judith Martin (only Merce's costume still exists) MUSIC: John Cage; Three Dances
Materials
painted wool body suit
Credit Line
Walker Art Center, Merce Cunningham Dance Company Collection, Gift of Jay F. Ecklund, the Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation, Agnes Gund, Russell Cowles and Josine Peters, the Hayes Fund of HRK Foundation, Dorothy Lichtenstein, MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation, Goodale Family Foundation, Marion Stroud Swingle, David Teiger, Kathleen Fluegel, Barbara G. Pine, and the T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2011
Accession Number
2011.215