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costumes for Tread

Date
1970
Dimensions
see element description
Type
Costumes
Description
COSTUMES: Men's heather wool sweaters in earth tone browns, grays, greens, yellows. Men's pants with elastic suspenders in green, blue, brown, rust, chartreuse. Women's sleeveless short-legged polyester jumper suits in gray, mauve, tan. Women's nude footless tights with ankle stirrups. Women's wool legwarmers in stone gray, tan, faded pinkish brown. Women's nude trunks FIRST PERFORMANCE: Brooklyn Academy of Music; January 5, 1970 FIRST CAST: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Sandra Neels, Valda Setterfield, Meg Harper, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Jeff Slayton, Chase Robinson, Mel Wong, Douglas Dunn MUSIC: Christian Wolff; For 1, 2, or 3 People
Materials
wool sweaters, pants with elastic suspenders, polyester sleeveless jumper suits, nylon footless tights with stirrups, wool legwarmers, trunks
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
2011.127.1-.61
Inscriptions
.1 Tread MC; .2 TR MC; .3 TR MC; .4 TR MC; .5 DD Tread; .6 TR DD; .7 TR DD; .9 TR MW on inner back waist and paper tag "0235 sample pants" pinned on front waist; .10 Tread UD; .11 TR UD; .12 TR UD; .13 TR CK (EH); .14 Tread CK (EH); .15 TR CB; .16 TR CB; .17 TR CB; .18 TR CB; .19 TR CB; .20 TR CB; .21 Tread CB; .22 TR CB; .23 VSG; .24 TR VSG; .25 TR VSG; .26 TR VSG; .27 TR VSG; .28 TR VSG; .29 TR VSG; .30 TR VSG; .31 TR MH; .32 TR MH; .33 TR MH; .34 TR MH; .35 TR MH; .36 TR MH; .37 TR MH; .38 TR MH; .39 TR MH; .40 TR SHC; .41 TR SHC; .42 TR SHC; .43 TR SHC; .45 TR SHC; .46 TR SHC; .47 TR SHC; .48 TR SN; .49 TR SN; .50 TR SN; .51 RF SN; .52 TR SN; .53 TR SN; .54 TR SN; .55 TR SN; .56 TR SN; .59 TR MW; .60 TR CR; .61 TR BM