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Dress worn by Charlotte Cushman in the role of Queen Katherine in Shakespeare's Henry VIII .

Dress worn by Charlotte Cushman in the role of Queen Katherine in Shakespeare's Henry VIII .

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Object Name
Dress
dress
costume
costume, Gown Worn by Charlotte Cushman in "Henry the VIII"
Object Type
dresses
open robes
date made
1847-1874
Associated Name
+D
maker
unknown
place made
World
Physical Description
fiber, silk (overall material)
fiber, cotton (overall material)
mordant, iron (overall material)
dye, logwood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal, copper (overall material)
metal, arsenic (overall material)
Measurements
back length: bodice: 18 in; 45.72 cm
back length: skirt: 66 in; 167.64 cm
shoulder width: 16 1/2 in; 41.91 cm
sleeve length: 19 in; 48.26 cm
ID Number
ET.014937
Credit Line
Lent by Mrs. Allerton Cushman for the Period Costume Exhibit at the U.S. National Museum on May 22, 1914.
subject
Theater
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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