Costume drawing by Judy Dearing for Satchmo: America's Musical Legend

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Created by
Dearing, Judy, American, 1940 - 1995
Medium
graphite, watercolor, and pigment on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 13 5/8 × 11 in. (34.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type
design drawings
Date
1987
Description
A costume design drawing by Judy Dearing for an unidentified male character in the musical Satchmo: America's Musical Legend. The drawing depicts a standing man with a mustache wearing a brown fedora hat with a dark brown hat band, a brown plaid three-piece suit, a white dress shirt, a maroon tie with green polka dots, and dark brown wingtip shoes. The man and his clothing are outlined in graphite with watercolor and unidentified pigment shading. Handwritten in blue ink in the lower left facing corner is the text "Satchmo / Judy Dearing" with the lower line being Dearing's signature. The reverse is blank.
Topic
African American
Art
Costume
Costume design
Jazz (Music)
Musical Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.128.20
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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