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Costume for Tin Man in The Wiz on Broadway

Costume for Tin Man in The Wiz on Broadway
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Designed by
Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014
Created by
Fred Nihda, 1931 - 1997
Worn by
Tiger Haynes, American, 1914 - 1994
Subject of
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007
Date
1975
Type
ensembles (costume)
Medium
Canvas, wool knit, reinforced plastic, metal, leather, nylon, felt, synthetic fiber, paint, steel wool, plastic foam, Velcro™, cord, tape, and glue
Dimensions
H x W x D: 76 × 29 1/2 × 12 1/4 in. (193 × 74.9 × 31.1 cm)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Object number
2007.3.7
Description
This costume was worn by Tiger Haynes as Tin Man in "The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical 'Wizard of Oz'" on Broadway. It consists of a headpiece (.1.1), cuirass (.1.2), left arm and right arm armor and arm harness (.1.3abc), left leg armor (.1.4), right leg armor (.1.5), shoes (.2ab), union suit (.3), and prop oil can (.4).
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Collection title
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Place used
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America