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Dorians King's crown

ID Number: 2005.0346.4
Title: Dorians King's crown
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: crowns (headdresses)
Collection Type: Personal Accessories
Carnival Materials
Date: Created for 1938
Process/Technique: Sequins, rhinestones, red glass stones, silver metallic net, velveteen
Materials: rhinestone
sequins (spangels)
silver metallic net
paste (glass)
Object Description Crown worn as part of the King's costume for the 1938 Dorians Mardi Gras ball. The first presentation of the Krewe of Dorians was in 1938 with the theme "Carnival in Venice." The ball was held January 14, 1938 at the Auditorium. The crown was worn by William G. Zetzmann Sr.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Sherrian Zetzmann
Collection Theme(s): Carnival Organizations
Carnival-Mardi Gras
Local Life and Customs
Subjects: Carnival costume -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Jewelry -- United States.
Zetzmann, William G., 1894-1962 -- More information
Krewe of Dorians -- More information
Municipal Auditorium (New Orleans, La.)
Balls (parties)
Condition: Good
Other Number: Tracking Number T051229.0974.4

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