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costume for Hands Birds

Date
1960
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUME: Green leotard with attached footed tights and diaphonous sheer attached cape/train, green leather ballet slippers, extra green elastic strap FIRST PERFORMANCE: La Biennale di Venezia XXIII, Festival Internazionale di Musica Contemporanea, Teatro La Fenice, Venice, September 24, 1960 ORIGINAL CAST: Carolyn Brown MUSIC: Earle Brown, December 1952 (a version for 2 pianos from his Folio)
Materials
Leotard with attached tights and fabric cape/train, pair of leather ballet slippers, extra shoe elastic
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
2011.200.1-.4