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October 4, 2016

Dance Costume

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A women’s dance costume for “The Wild, Wild Women”, which premiered March 26, 1953. Synthetic knit split-personality dress with zipper back. Red glove with black fringe on cuff. Straight pin with black and rhinestone decoration. Designed and made by Robert Moulton. Worn by Gertrude Lippincott of Minnesota. Lippincott was a prominent dancer, choreographer and teacher.

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