Costume, circus, women's leotard, velvet/metal/plastic, 'Do Re Mi', Australia, 1914-1930.
A leotard circus costume worn by 'Do Re Mi' dancers. A leotard of black velvet with 'musical motif' of bar of music sewn in silver metallic braid, notes represent the 'Do Re Mi' musical act. A decorative braid of silver metallic thread trims shoulder straps and top front and back of playsuit, hem trimmed with silver metallic braid, sequins and hanging plastic beaded baubles, shoulder straps meet close to centre back. Press-stud fastening on wearer's right sideseam. Metallic braid worn and discoloured, with some sequins and baubles missing. Playsuit unlined.