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Headdress worn by Margot Fonteyn as Odette in Acts II and IV of the Sadler's Wells Ballet production of 'Le Lac des cygnes' ('Swan Lake') (1952)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0000253
Date: 1952
Description: Headdress of a seven-pronged metal tiara with a point in the centre decorated with diamanté and faux crystal beads. Attached to the tiara are wing shapes of white feathers which frame the face of the wearer and extend round to the back of the head.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Leslie Hurry
Wearer: Margot Fonteyn, 1953 - 1963
Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Dimensions: diameter 19 cm; circumference 57 cm
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: Le Lac des cygnes (1952)