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Body and legs for the character Cockerel in The Royal Ballet production of 'La Fille mal gardée' (1960)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0003881
Date: 1960
Description: Polyester satin sleeveless padded bodysuit with attached knee-length legs. The front of the bodysuit is terracotta coloured satin and the back is dark green. The front has a padded section of dark green iridescent feathers overlaid with black net. The tail section of dark green satin is decorated with dark green iridescent feathers. The base of the bodysuit is decorated with black ostrich feathers. The whole body is lined with calico. The legs of dark green tafetta, terracotta satin, and royal blue felt are attached to the body by black elastic. The hem edges are slashed and are decorated with black ostrich feathers. Worn with wings and headdress ROH/PRO/COS/0003882 and tights ROH/PRO/COS/0005653.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Osbert Lancaster
Company: The Royal Ballet
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: La Fille mal gardée (1960)