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GloPAD ID 1003569
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Digital Object Title Miles White's original costume fabric swatch sketchbook for Oklahoma!
Component Associated Performing Art Musical, American
Component Swatches
Production 1943Mar31, St. James Theatre, Oklahoma!
Piece Oklahoma!
Component Activity Date Unknown
Component Associated Location Museum of the City of New York
Component Represented Language English
Component Associated People White, Miles (Costume designer)
Date Object Created 1943
Date Object Destroyed Unknown
Object Dimensions 8.75 x 12 x 0 in
Object Colors / Patterns Multiple colored swatches
Object Material Fabric, pins, pencil and colored pencil on paper in spiral notebook
Component Notes This sketchbook of fabric swatches is particularly valuable as no costume sketches from the original production of Oklahoma! exist because they were destroyed in a fire. Image shows page of swatches for the dancers. Date not confirmed, but is likely 1943 or slightly earlier. Date on cover of sketchbook (not pictured) is 1952, but MCNY theater curator says this is incorrect. The sketchbook is for the original 1943 production.
Source Object
Format of Source Object Book
Repository of Source Object Museum of the City of New York
Repository Assigned ID MCNY Theater Collection (not yet accessioned)
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Ordering Information Contact Museum of the City of New York, Rights and Reproductions Department, rights@mcny.org.