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Headdress for the character of a Male Acrobat/Entertainer in The Royal Ballet Touring Company production of 'The Invitation' (1960) and The Royal Ballet production of 'The Invitation' (1962)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0000264
Date: 1960
Description: Buckram skullcap covered with calico hand-painted black and decorated with hand-painted eyes and feather motifs in black, blue, and white. It has net eyeholes and a beak of card and wire painted white. The comb is wired calico hand-painted brown, and there are calico earflaps hand-painted brown. There are yellow and green feathers at the back.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Nicholas Georgiadis
Company: The Royal Ballet Touring Company
Company: The Royal Ballet
Dimensions: length 47 cm; circumference 73 cm
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: The Invitation (1960)
The Invitation (1962)