Costume gown, petticoat, and jacket for Addaperle in The Wiz on Broadway

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Designed by
Holder, Geoffrey, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014
Created by
Grace Costumes Inc., American, founded 1961
Worn by
Taylor, Clarice, American, 1917 - 2011
Subject of
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007
Medium
Gown: synthetic fiber, satin, velvet, net, and metal
Petticoat: synthetic fiber
Jacket: synthetic fiber, satin, velvet, sequins, rhinestones, and metal
Type
ensembles (costume)
Place used
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1975
Description
This costume is comprised of three (3) pieces, a teal and blue gown, a petticoat, and a matching jacket worn by Clarice Taylor as Addaperle in "The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical 'Wizard of Oz'" on Broadway.
Topic
African American
Actors
Clothing and dress
Costume
Musical Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number
2007.3.10
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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