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Tutu worn by Jane Landon as Odile in The Royal Ballet Touring Company production of 'Swan Lake' (1965)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0002010
Date: 1965
Description: Tutu with a black velvet boned bodice decorated with an appliquéd motif of gold thread and gold flower-shaped sequins on black net. The motif starts at the left back, runs along the front neckline and continues diagonally down to the left hip and onto the skirt. At the top right of the neckline is a sprig of wire covered in gold and ending in small opalescent pendent faux jewels. The skirt is layers of black net with scalloped edges, overlaid with the same decoration as the bodice. There are elastic shoulder straps, a strip of elastic in the gusset, and a metal hoop in the skirt.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Leslie Hurry
Wearer: Jane Landon, 1965 - 1969
Company: The Royal Ballet Touring Company
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good. The skirt has been crushed by storage. Visible rusting and corrosion to the metal tips of the boning and fastenings.
Related production: Swan Lake (1965)