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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
Ref NoNM/S/12
TitleDanse sacre et profane (Debussey)
DescriptionCostume from the box with the name Danse sacre et profane (Debussy). Anita Heyworth's card index of dances (memorable dances of Atkinson and her dancers) gives the date of a performance of this dance as 15 October 1927 at the Manchester Opera House by Madge Atkinson and her dancers. It is spelt differently to the box title: 'Danses Sacree at Profane'.
The costume consists of costume bundles of a tunic, scarf, dress and girdle; head ropes (halos) hats and masks, 'devil' dresses and tights.
Related MaterialFive records describe the costume worn for this dance
Extent2 boxes
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
DS/UK/P1348Heyworth; Anita Elizabeth M (1906-1991)1906-1991
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