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costume for Totem Ancestor

Date
1942
Dimensions
54 x 17 inches
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUME: Mustard yellow and brown wool bodysuit with strips of brown, yellow, and cream fabric hand-sewn on the surface CAST: Merce Cunningham FIRST PERFORMANCE: Studio Theater, New York, NY; October 20, 1942 MUSIC: John Cage; Totem Ancestor
Materials
Long sleeve wool bodysuit
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
2011.221