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costumes for From the Poems of White Stone

Date
1959
Dimensions
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Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Women's dresses composed of dark gray long sleeve leotards and gray silk skirt panels with colored linings in purple, green, light gray, blue, and light pink. Women's dark gray nylon footed seamed tights. Men's blue/gray wool sleeveless footed unitard and blue/gray wool footed tights. FIRST PERFORMANCE: University of Illinois, Urbana, March 14, 1959 ORIGINAL CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Viola Farber, Judith Dunn, Marilyn Wood, Remy Charlip MUSIC: Chou Wen-Chung, a choral and orchestral composition with sung poems by the twelfth-century poet Chiang Kuei
Materials
Long sleeve leotards with attached silk skirt panels, wool footed unitard, wool footed tights, nylon footed tights
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
2011.197.1-.7