Scarecrow Costume

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)
Measurements
approximately: 7 ft x 31 in x 21 1/2 in; 2.1336 m x 78.74 cm x 54.61 cm
ID Number
COLL.SCRCRW.002000
accession number
1987.0608
catalog number
1987.0608.01
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subject
Wizard of Oz
Movie
Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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Comments

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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