Theatre costume Date: 1966 (made) Artist/Maker: Jenny Levy Casperson (designed and made) Materials and Techniques: [Theatre costume] Gold leather, paste jewels, wool fringing and artificial silk lining with cord ties. [Theatre costume] Gold leather, velvet, gold lace, gold and metal cord, Russia braid, paste jewels and silk fringing Credit Line: Given by the Trustees of the Ram Gopal Estate Museum number: S.111:1 to 8-2004
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company staged a Silver Jubilee Season at Sadler's Wells, the highlight being a new production of Iolanthe with silver-themed designs by Bruno Santini. Gilbert and Sullivan's 1882 Savoy opera mocks the House of Lords within a tale of fairy folk and mortals.
Fairy costume worn by Patricia Ruanne in the London Festival Ballet production of Béla Bartók's ballet "The Wooden Prince." (1981) Designed by Philip Prowse. Materials: Lamé, Lurex, cotton, satin, plastic, sequins and gold braid.