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costumes for The Monkey Dances

Date
1948
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
CDF2-6 COSTUMES: Mustard colored wool body suit with red top and blue yarn accents, black wool body suit with red yarn accents (designed by Mary Outten), mustard and red pill box hat (designed by Merce) FIRST PERFORMANCE: Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, North Carolina; August 20, 1948 FIRST NEW YORK PERFORMANCE: City Center Theater; December 18, 1949 CAST: Merce Cunningham MUSIC: Erik Satie; from Le Piege de Meduse
Materials
Wool body suits, pill box hat
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
2011.130.1-.3