A head dress worn in 'Kaleidoscope (Fireflies / Zig-Zags)'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PD/05/01/0144/02
  • Dates of Creation
      1949-1953
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      Generally sound. Some missing black beads on the stitched hairpiece and wire is protruding at front. Signs of discolouration and stains on the ribbons and part of the fabric is torn at the back of the head dress.

Scope and Content

A black silk-chiffon head dress decorated with black sequins and light blue ribbons. There are also some black PVC panels as part of the decorative details. Also stitched to the head dress is a hairpiece designed in the shape of a firefly; the latter is ornamented with coloured rhinestones and black beads. The head dress is worn tied at the back and is unlined.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright owned by creators including choreographer(s), designer(s) and composer(s). Performers rights apply. Can not be copied without rights owners' permission(s).

Additional Information

First performance on 30 May 1949