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costumes for Banjo

Date
1953
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Men's longsleeve shirts dress shirts in red, purple, and pink. Striped neck tie ribbons. Camisole dresses in burgundy, purple, blue, with colored piping. Underskirts and trunks. Extra ribbons. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Black Mountain College, North Carolina; August 21, 1953 FIRST NY PERFORMANCE: Theater de Lys; December 29, 1953 FIRST CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Viola Farber, Jo Anne Melsher, Remy Charlip, Paul Taylor MUSIC: Louise Moreau Gottschalk; Le Banjo--opus 15--1855
Materials
Long sleeve shirts with collars, striped ribbon neck ties, ribbons, camisole dresses, underskirts, trunks
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
2011.118.1-.24