Michael Travis Costume Design Collection, 1946-1987
5th Dimension (Musical group)
Supremes (Musical group)
15 cu. ft
Travis (1928-2014) was a costume designer who created costumes for entertainers, especially Liberace. He won a Costume Designers Guild Career Achievement Award in 2010.
The collection contains approximately 2,500 costume designs in colored pencil and pastels, on tissue paper mounted on mat boards. The designs were created for entertainers such as Liberace, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Dionne Warwick, the Fifth Dimension, Nancy Sinatra, and others. Some were created for the television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.
Michael Travis Costume Design Collection, 1946-1987, Archives Center, National Museum of American History