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Objects of the Week Archive

Object of the Week for July 6

Marianna Tcherkassky’s “Giselle” Costume

Russo-Japanese American ballerina Marianna Tcherkassky wore this costume during her run at New York’s American Ballet Theater. The costume was designed by Japanese-American May Ishimoto and features a silk pendant-style lacing and white crinoline.

Giselle (Svetlana Zakharova)