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Tutu for the character Odile in Act II of The Royal Ballet production of 'Swan Lake' (1963)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0004522
Date: 1963
Description: Tutu with a boned black velvet bodice decorated along the neckline with black feathers and a gold embroidered motif which extends into a V at the centre front. The motif is decorated with blue and clear faux jewels and a large clear faux jewel at the centre. The skirt is layers of black net decorated on the top layer with gold and iridescent braid and iridescent sequins. Black feathers are sewn in between the top layers of the net. There are elastic shoulder straps, an elastic strap in the gusset, and a metal hoop in the skirt.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Carl Toms
Company: The Royal Ballet
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: Swan Lake (1963)