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Tutu worn by Lesley Collier as Odile in Act III of The Royal Ballet production of 'Swan Lake' (1979)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0004518
Date: 1979
Description: Tutu with a boned black velvet bodice decorated with an appliquéd motif of gold thread, gold flower shapes, gold circular sequins, and amber flower-shaped faux jewels on black net. The motif starts at the front neckline and continues down the centre, across to the left hip and onto the skirt. The underskirt is black net with pointed edges. The top layer is decorated with appliquéd motifs of gold thread, gold sequins, and amber faux jewels. There are elastic shoulder straps, an elastic strap in the gusset, and a hoop in the skirt.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Leslie Hurry
Wearer: Lesley Collier, 1979 - 1983
Company: The Royal Ballet
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.Some deterioration to gold thread on bodice and skirt.
Related production: Swan Lake (1979)