Costumes. OBI; or, THREE-FINGER'D JACK: A MELO-DRAMA IN TWO ACTS.

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OBI; or, THREE-FINGER'D JACK


A MELO-DRAMA IN TWO ACTS.

Costume.

Captain Orford—Regimentals, epaulettes, sash, and white trousers. Second dress. Light morning gown.

Planter and Overseer—Light dresses-such as are usually worn in hot climates.

Tuckey—Military uniform, livery jacket, glazed hat looped with gold cord, cockade

Jack—Dingy white or fawn coloured dress, bare black arms and legs, the trunks looped mid thigh. A small pouch or wallet hang from his belt; across shoulders a sling to which is suspended the Obi horn; large earrings, chip sugar loaf hat, looped at side with two or three straggling feathers.

Quashee and Sam—Striped dressed, bare arms and legs.

Jonkanoo—Motley coloured dress ornamented with feathers and beads, outre cap with small bells and feathers.

Rosa—Light morning dress. Second dress: boy's suit of nankeen, white vest, straw hat.

Quashee and Sam Wives—White short gowns, striped petticoats.

Obi Woman—Tawdry dress of rags, rude head dress and drapery, bare black arms, Obi horn.

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Published @ RC

August 2002