Charles Le Maire
(artist)Earl Carroll Vanities
8.5 in (width) x 11.25 in (height)
Dancer's costume designed for an Earl Carroll Vanities showgirl for the finale of a show, or a show titled "Finale". The costume consists of what appears to be a skin-toned bodice with an off-the-shoulder cape collar with swirling black trim. Similar black trim swirls around the hips, which connects the bodice piece to a multi-tiered floor-length white skirt with black dots of various sizes. The costume is paired with opera-length black gloves.
ORIGINAL DRAWING BY/Charles LeMaire;Title: Earl Carroll Vanities - "Finale"/Date: 1924/Size: 8 1/2 x 11.5"/No: 13-705 (159);Vanities - 2-piece showgirl costume drawing. c. 1924;Vanities/"Finale"
Kellen Design Archives
k_4, folder 5
Charles Le Maire. Dancer's Costume with Multi-Tiered Black Dotted Skirt .
1924. Charles Le Maire costume and fashion sketches. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 20 Jul 2019
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