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Created by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.4 × 27.6 cm)
Type:
design drawings
Date:
1995
Description:
A costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for an unidentified female character in the musical Porgy and Bess. The drawing depicts a standing woman wearing a bronze-toned knee-length sheath dress with full-length sleeves. The dress has a wrap front bodice that is draped across and tied at the woman's left front side waist. She wears dark brown high-heeled shoes. The woman and her clothing are outlined in graphite with watercolor and unidentified pigment shading. The stamp for the United Scenic Artists Local 829 is in black ink in the lower left facing corner, with Dearing's signature in black ink below the stamp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.128.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5acd4afa1-fcfb-496a-bd87-aa1b578b3649
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.128.12