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Michael Travis Costume Design Collection, 1946-1987

Creator:
Travis, Michael
Donor:
Lavdas, George
Subject:
Liberace 1919-1987
Sinatra, Nancy
Warwick, Dionne
5th Dimension (Musical group)
Supremes (Musical group)
Physical description:
15 cu. ft
Type:
Drawings
Collection descriptions
Design drawings
Pastels (Drawings)
Pencil works
Date:
1946
1946-1987
20th century
Notes:
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Michael Travis Costume Design Collection, 1946-1987, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Costume
Costume design
Local number:
2015.3027 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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