Costume for Tin Man in The Wiz on Broadway

Designed by
Holder, Geoffrey, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014
Created by
Nihda, Fred, 1931 - 1997
Worn by
Haynes, Tiger, American, 1914 - 1994
Subject of
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007
Date
1975
Medium
Canvas, wool knit, reinforced plastic, metal, leather, nylon, felt, synthetic fiber, paint, steel wool, plastic foam, Velcro™, cord, tape, and glue
Dimensions
H x W x D: 76 × 29 1/2 × 12 1/4 in. (193 × 74.9 × 31.1 cm)
Description
This costume was worn by Tiger Haynes as Tin Man in "The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical 'Wizard of Oz'" on Broadway. It consists of a headpiece (.1.1), cuirass (.1.2), left arm and right arm armor and arm harness (.1.3abc), left leg armor (.1.4), right leg armor (.1.5), shoes (.2ab), union suit (.3), and prop oil can (.4).
Place used
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Type
ensembles (costume)
Topic
Actors
Clothing and dress
Costume
Men
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
2007.3.7
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52b9ce074-c40a-45e2-b677-ac285e4e61f6
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