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Tutu worn by Sylvie Guillem as Odette in Acts II and IV of The Royal Ballet production of 'Swan Lake' (1987)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0005717
Date: 2000
Description: Tutu with a bodice of white quilted satin overlaid with white net. It has a deep V at the front edged in soft cotton net, and infilled with beige elastic. The centre front of the bodice is decorated with white net, silver beading, small faux pearls and silver sequins, creating an impression of wings. The underskirt is layers of white net with scalloped edges. The overskirt is a layer of soft cotton net and white crystal organza with frayed edges, decorated with wing-shaped motifs of silver beads, faux pearls, and white and silver sequins.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Yolanda Sonnabend
Wearer: Sylvie Guillem, 1995 - 2000
Company: The Royal Ballet
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Acquisition Method: Donation
Related production: Swan Lake (1987)