Singin’ in the Rain Costume Design Drawing

Singin’ in the Rain Costume Design Drawing

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Description (Brief)
Fashion sketch in pencil and watercolors on heavyweight drawing paper for woman’s costume from the 1952 MGM musical film Singing’ in the Rain. The sketch is by costume designer Walter Plunkett. The woman in the drawing is wearing a brown short drop waist dress with bat wing sleeves trimmed with blue fringe and a flapper style cloche. There are dark pink and beige fabric swatches stapled on the front.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing, costume
drawing, fashion
date made
1952
1951
Physical Description
paper; fabric; paint; metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 1/4 in x 15 in; 51.435 cm x 38.1 cm
ID Number
2017.0045.02
accession number
2017.0045
catalog number
2017.0045.02
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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