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Mask for the character Rothbart in The Royal Ballet production of 'Swan Lake' (1979)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0005348
Date: 1979
Description: Buckram and felt bird mask with stylised feathers made from strips of blue-green cloth on a base of gold effect braided wire. The face is painted yellow and the eyes are outlined in red. The forehead has scrolls of gold effect braid, and the temples are painted green. There is a piece of brown cotton cowl to cover the neck and shoulders which zips at the neck.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Leslie Hurry
Company: The Royal Ballet
Dimensions: height 34 cm; width 37 cm; diameter 52 cm
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: Swan Lake (1979)