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costumes for Suite for Five in Space and Time

Date
1956
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Colored nylon leotards and tights, one polyester leotard, two wool leotards FIRST PERFORMANCE: Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa; October 11, 1956 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: Brooklyn Academy of Music; January 12, 1957 ORIGINAL CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Viola Farber, Marianne Preger, Remy Charlip MUSIC: John Cage, Music for Piano
Materials
Nylon leotards, nylon seamed tights, wool leotards, polyester leotard
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
2011.190.1-.15
Inscriptions
.1 "STE MC" on adhesive label on inner back .2 "STE MC" on inner waist elastic .3 "STE MC" on inner neck .4 "STE MC" on inner collar .5 No inscription .6 "STE CB" on inner waist elastic .7 No inscription .8 No inscription .9 "STE VSG" .10 "STE VSG" .11 No inscription .12 "STE MH" .13 No inscription .14 "STE SJ" .15 "STE SJ"