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Performance costume, 'Liberty', fabric/sequins designed by Jenny Kee, made by Ceremonies Workshop and Rosie Boylan, used in Opening Ceremony of Olympic Games, Sydney, 2000

Performance costume, 'Liberty', fabric/sequins designed by Jenny Kee, made by Ceremonies Workshop and Rosie Boylan, used in Opening Ceremony of Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

Consists of a long red and white striped pleated satin fabric dress and a drape made from red and blue sequin mesh fabric with beaded stars appliqu?d to its surface. The drape is lined with cotton fabric that has been printed with various iconic North American motives. Also included in the costume is a Statue of Liberty style headdress built on a foam framework and covered with red, white and blue sequin mesh fabric. A pair arm bands made from cotton fabric that has been printed with various North American motives in a variety of colours, a long sash and a shorter sash made from red and white stripe pleated satin fabric and cotton jersey fabric printed with various North American motives complete the costume.
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