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costume for Rag-Time Parade


Merce Cunningham



Institution Walker Art Center
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Medium: Textiles, Costumes | Found garment. Button-down dress shirt.
Size: 28.25 x 18.5 inches
Culture: American
Physical Description: COSTUME: Red button-down dress shirt with short collar. From thrift shop.FIRST PERFORMANCE: Louisiana State University Dance Group, Baton Rouge, LA; June 27, 1950FIRST MCDC PERFORMANCE: Cooper Union, New York, NY; November 24, 1950ORIGINAL CAST (students at Louisiana State University): Doskye Barnes, Blanche Duffy, Evelyn Landry, Suzanne Phebus, Wilson Manuel, Mark Allen BergeronORIGINAL MCDC CAST: Sudie Bond, Marianne Preger, Rachel Rosenthal, Julie Walter, Francois Canton, Remy CharlipMUSIC: Erik Satie; from the ballet Parade
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: 2011.227
Artist: Merce Cunningham, American, Centralia, WA, 1919 - 2009
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, Centralia, WA, 1919 - 2009
Added to Site: September 2, 2013