© Carlo Leonetti. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn
Date: 1925
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Dimensions: sheet: 13 3/8 × 10 3/8 in. (34 × 26.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: Theatre, August 1925
Credit Line: Gift of Margo Allman, 2013
Object Number: 2013-18
About: In the late 1910s and 1920s, modern dancers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn appeared across the country with their dance company Denishawn. Their specialties included dances loosely based on distant cultures, and their exotic costumes were part of their appeal.
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