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Tutu for the character Odette in Acts II and IV of The Royal Ballet production of 'Swan Lake' (1979)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0004498
Date: 1979
Description: Tutu with a white fine grosgrain rayon tafetta bodice. The neckline and centre front of the bodice have appliquéd white net decorated with silver braid, silver cord, circular silver sequins, and iridescent flower sequins. White feathers are glued onto the top V of the bodice and splay over the neckline. The underskirt is white net with pointed edges. The overskirt has appliquéd net decorated with white feathers and gold and silver braid in feather shapes. There are elastic shoulder straps and a white plastic hoop in the skirt.
Maker: Marjorie Rogers
Costume designer: Leslie Hurry
Company: The Royal Ballet
Condition: Good.Discolouration on feathers and glue, and the ends of the braid are coming out.
Related production: Swan Lake (1979)