(inscribed by)Bea Feitler
14 in (width) x 16.5 in (height)
Loose sketch in pencil and watercolor of a principal dancer's costume. The sketch also incorporates fabric swatches.
Principal / â€”> sleeves are very important / sleeve start at shoulder attached to leotard / Bea Feitler 1972 ;THE LARK ASCENDING / First female soloist / Leotard and tights--same color (orange) / first skirts / pleated orange georgette and the inserts triangular pie shapes in mauve (unpleated) / second skirts / resting low on the hips plain mauve georgette / all skirts are composed of pie shaped pieces with a princess line in front and rear--V shaped more severe in front then in rear./ The length of these skirts are not even depending upon the line of the leg.
Kellen Design Archives
Box OSx2, Folder 5
Bea Feitler. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, costume design sketches.
1972. Bea Feitler papers; Professional work . New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 20 Aug 2019
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