Dress used by Felicia Day in "(Do You Wanna Date My) Avatar"

Description (Brief):

Dress used by Felicia Day in the music video for the 2009 song, "(Do You Wanna Date My) Avatar.” The cast of the web series The Guild performed this song written by Day and composed by Jed Whedon. The cast of The Guild dressed as their own online “avatar” in the video in this comical song about gamer culture. “(Do You Wanna Date My) Avatar” reached one million hits on YouTube in less than two days and garnered over 27 million hits since its initial release on August 17, 2009. This song is reflective of the burgeoning internet community of the early 2000s. Felicia Day’s success as a female web series creator, gamer, and writer is also notable because video game culture is predominated by men.

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Exhibition: Entertainment Nation

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Knights of Good Productions

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0190.04Accession Number: 2017.0190Catalog Number: 2017.0190.04

Object Name: dresscostume

Measurements: overall: 27 1/2 in x 21 in; 69.85 cm x 53.34 cmfull costume mounted w/ staff: 60 in x 23 in x 28 in; 152.4 cm x 58.42 cm x 71.12 cmfull costume mounted w/o staff: 60 in x 23 in x 19 in; 152.4 cm x 58.42 cm x 48.26 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-910b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1871817

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