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costumes for Travelogue

Date
1977
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Fan skirts with multiple fabric patterns. Solid colored long sleeve unitards. Fitted solid colored legwarmers. Billowy loose-weave tube tops and billowy leggings. Red silk scarf. Cream long sleeve leotard top with arm drapes in striped black/white metallic fabric. Wood dowels to support arm drapes. Pants made of aluminum cans. DECOR: Robert Rauschenberg; Tantric Geography FIRST PERFORMANCE: Minskoff Theatre, New York City, January 18, 1977 FIRST CAST: Karole Armitage, Ellen Cornfield, Merce Cunningham, Morgan Ensminger, Meg Harper, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Julie Roess-Smith MUSIC: John Cage, Telephones and Birds
Materials
colorwheel fan skirts, unitards, fitted legwarmers, silk scarf, knee pad, flowy cheesecloth tops and leggings, aluminum can pants, unitard top with arm drapes, wooden dowels for arm drapes
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
2011.209.1-.34
Copyright
Artwork © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation