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Title
Peasants "A" (4 Male Chorus) -- Act 2/Scene 2
Creator
Ramicova, Dunya
Contributor
Sellars, Peter, 1957-
Goodman, Alice, 1958-
Contributing Institution
UC Merced, Library and Special Collections
Collection
Dunya Ramicova costume design collection
Rights Information
Copyrighted
Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Description
Production Credits: Scene Designer: Adrianne Lobel; Lighting Designer: James F Ingalls; Choreographer: Mark Morris; Producer: 1987-1990; Co-production of Houston Grand Opera, Houston, Texas, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts , Washington, D.C., De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, Holland, and Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles, California; 1991, Co-production of Frankfurt Opera, Frankfurt, Germany and Maison de la Culture, Paris France; 2000, English National Opera, London, UK; 2011, The Metropolitan Opera, New York, New York
Venue: 1987- 1990 Houston Grand Opera, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, De Nederlandse Opera, Los Angeles Opera 1991 Frankfurt Opera, Maison de la Culture 2000 English national Opera 2011 The Metropolitan Opera
Scope / Content: There is text only on mounting paper. There are fabric swatches indicating correct color only. There is #76 located in a square in the right hand corner on the bottom of page.
Type
image
Format
Fine marker pen (grey), fine black & red ink pen on drawing paper. Rendering is mounted on color pastel paper which has red drawing pencil markings.
Form/Genre
Drawing
Extent
22 x 30 cm
Identifier
ark:/86071/d2304q
Language
English
eng
Relation
Nixon in China
Provenance
Gift of Dunya Ramicova, 2014
Location
Box 8
Transcription
"These costumes are based on traditional t-shaped Chinese jacket and trousers. There are patch pockets on jacket. For each set, jacket has patches on elbows made from trouser fabric while there are knee patchesmade from jacket fabric. Fabrics to use here are raw silk, homespun and other fabrics with obvious texture. Hat is pale straw "Kuli" style. Shoes are black canvas", "4 MALE CHORUS", "PEASANTS "A" ", "ACT 2/2" written on mounting paper.

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