Alb, or Cassock, from the Robes worn by Charlotte Cushman in the role of Cardinal Wolsey in "Henry VIII"

Alb, or Cassock, from the Robes worn by Charlotte Cushman in the role of Cardinal Wolsey in "Henry VIII"

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Dress
costume
cassock
robe
cape
dress
vestment
humeral veil
costume, Alb, from the Robes worn by Charlotte Cushman in "Henry VIII"
alb
Object Type
albs
Other Terms
Dress; Female; Theater; Theater; Sport
Date made
1839-03-10
date made
ca 1857
c. 1857
1874
Physical Description
mordant, tin (overall material)
dye, cochineal (overall material)
fiber, cotton (overall material)
fiber, wool (overall material)
Measurements
back length: bodice: 18 in; 45.72 cm
back length: skirt: 66 in; 167.64 cm
shoulder width: 14 1/2 in; 36.83 cm
sleeve length: 33 in; 83.82 cm
ID Number
ET.014971A
subject
Weddings
Theater
Shakespeare, William
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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