Gypsy costume with accessories

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-243109

Description

Gypsy costume with tambourine and jewelry accessories. Carrie Louisa Stone (1866-1948), wore the gypsy costume at a dance chronicled in the Revere Journal [undated]: "...The Galop Rhapsodie marked the time for the Hungarian Gypsy dance...This dance closed the national dances of the evening...the ladies' costumes were of yellow and red satin profusely trimmed with spangles-heavy necklaces, bracelets, armlets and hair ornaments being worn...all carried tambourines...the costumes were among the finest worn in any of the dances." The article lists all of the dance participants by name. Each of the dancers in the group signed the underside of Carrie Stone's tambourine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

costumes (character dress)
Costume, Dance

Additional Identification Number

79.1
784

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

MA

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

2010.41.1

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Revere (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)