Costume for Glinda the Good Witch 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
Bridgewater, Dee Dee, American, born 1950
Subject of
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007
Medium
Dress: synthetic fiber, net (textile), and chiffon
Headdress: synthetic fiber, straw, wire, rhinestones, and metal
Dimensions
On form - dress with train (a) with hat (b): 92 × 50 × 28 in. (233.7 × 127 × 71.1 cm)
Type
ensembles (costume)
Place used
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1975
Description
This costume is comprised of two (2) pieces, a gown and an accompanying headdress, worn by Dee Dee Bridgewater as the character Glinda in the Broadway production of "The Wiz".
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
2007.3.11
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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