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Institution Walker Art Center
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Medium: Textiles, Costumes | Leotards in a variety of sleeve lengths, some attached to footless tights, sweat pants, set of ankle warmers, elastic waist bands
Size: see elements description
Culture: Chinese
Inscriptions: .1 PL;.2 KrS;.3 HB;.4 LM;.5 VF/LEF;.6 CT;.7 ED/CAK;.8 KB/KF;.9 MC;.10 MC;.12 CK;.13 CK;.14 DO;.15 DO;.16 RS;.17 RS;.18 AG;.19 AG;.20 DK;.21 DK;.22 RW/RR;.23 RW/RR;.24 KS;.25 KS;.26.1 AG;.26.2 DO;.26.3 RW/RR;.26.4 KS
Physical Description: COSTUMES: Merce's costume consisted of long sleeve periwinkle leotard with nehru collar, purple/green ombre sweat pants, and lavender ankle warmers. Other costumes are colored ombre leotards with a variety of sleeve lengths and footless tights. Some of the women's tights and leotards are sewn together. Men's costumes have black elastic waist bands.
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; 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: 2011.116.1-.26
Artist: Unknown
Role: Artist
Added to Site: September 2, 2013