Scarecrow Costume

Description
Ray Bolger wore this patchwork outfit as the Scarecrow, one of the trio of friends who accompany Dorothy to the Emerald City in The Wizard of Oz.
Object Name
costume
date made
1939
user
Bolger, Ray
designer
Adrian
Physical Description
felt (overall material)
straw (overall material)
leather (overall material)
wool (overall material)
twine (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
ID Number
COLL.SCRCRW.002000
accession number
1987.0608
catalog number
1987.0608.01
1987.0608.02
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subject
Textiles
Popular Entertainment
Clothing & Accessories
Wizard of Oz
National Treasures exhibit
Movie
Music
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
National Treasures exhibit
Exhibition
Treasures
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Related Publication
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History

Visitor Comments

7/19/2013 10:18:25 AM
Nicole
This really is amazing that you have this and the script!!! This really has to be one of the coolest things to me- a Wizard of Oz mega-fan!! =) Thanks SO much for preserving these kinds of things for generations to come!!!
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