Costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for the USO band in Swinging on a Star

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Created by
Dearing, Judy, American, 1940 - 1995
Medium
ink, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
Type
design drawings
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1995
Description
A costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for the USO Band characters in the musical Swinging on a Star. The drawing depicts a standing man wearing a black single-breasted jacket and pants, a white vest, a white dress shirt, a black bowtie, and black wingtip shoes. The man and his clothing are outlined in black ink with watercolor and unidentified pigment shading. The stamp for the United Scenic Artists Local 829 is in black ink in the lower left facing corner, with Dearing's signature in black ink below the stamp. The reverse is blank.
Topic
African American
Art
Broadway Theatre
Costume
Costume design
Jazz (Music)
Musical Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.128.18
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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