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costumes for Galaxy

Date
1956
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Appliquéd red dance belt, red elastic harness, 2 mirrored appliquéd arm or leg bands, blue/gray cotton sweat pants, men's orange long sleeve leotard with collar, men's cherry red seamed footless tights, 3 pairs tie dyed seamed footless tights in purple, olive green, rust/mustard, olive green tie dyed leotard with fabric appliqués, women's blue long sleeve turtleneck leotard, women's yellow/gold long sleeve turtleneck leotard, black fishnets, long gold skirt, package of 21 blue faux feathers in assorted sizes, paper envelop of extra elastic (one strip), mirrored appliqués (12), needle, and thread FIRST PERFORMANCE: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN; May 18, 1956 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: Brooklyn Academy of Music; January 12, 1957 FIRST CAST: Carolyn Brown, Viola Farber, Marianne Preger, Remy Charlip MUSIC: Earle Brown; Four Systems
Materials
mirrored appliqued arm or leg bands, dance belt and torso harness, tie dyed leotards and tights, gold skirt, fishnet tights, bag of assorted feathers, envelope of extra mirrored appliques and 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
2011.119.1-.18