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What is this?

Red-bodied and green-tentacled squid costume with orange, green and blue dots. A figure with raised arms, stockinged feet, and green headress is visible through the superimposed squid (tentacles at the top).

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated ca. 1929 and we acquired it in 1984. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and gouache, graphite on paper

Its dimensions are

36.4 x 28.3 cm (14 5/16 x 11 1/8in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower center: Soudeikine.

This object was designed by Serge Soudeikine

This object was fund: General Acquisitions Endowment and purchased from T.A.T. Galleries

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18802721/ |title=Drawing, "Squid Costume Design for the Opera "Sadko" by Rimsky-Korsakov", ca. 1929 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=2 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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