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costumes for Second Hand

Date
1970
Dimensions
see elements description
Type
Costumes
Description
CDF3-6 COSTUMES: Men's costumes are long sleeve leotards with collars and footless tights. Women's costumes are long sleeve scoop neck leotards and footless tights. Each costume is a different color of the rainbow, with ombre tinges of the subsequent colors on the sides of the garments, so that the colors blend into each other, from dancer to dancer. FIRST PERFORMANCE: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY; January 8, 1970 ORIGINAL CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Sandra Neels, Valda Setterfield, Meg Harper, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Jeff Slayton, Chase Robinson, Mel Wong, Douglas Dunn MUSIC: John Cage; Cheap Imitation
Materials
Leotards with collars, footless 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
2011.149.1-.40
Inscriptions
.1 SH MC; .2 SH MC; .3 SH MC; .4 SH MC; .5 SH BM; .6 SH BM; .7 SH BM; .8 SH BM; .9 SH CK/MW; .10 SH CK; .11 SH CK; .12 SH MW/CK; .13 SH DD; .15 SH DD; .16 SH DD; .17 SH JS/UD; .18 SH UD; .19 SH UD; .20 SH UD; .22 SH CB; .23 SH CB; .24 SH CB; .25 SH VSG; .26 SH VSG; .28 SH VSG; .29 SH SHC; .30 SH SHC; .31 SH SHC; .32 SH SHC; .33 SH MH; .34 SH MH; .35 SH MH; .36 SH MH; .37 SH SN; .38 SH SN; .39 SH SN; .40 SH SN