Brown and Gold Robe, Gold Tunic: Nicodemus
Blue, Tan, and Brown Robe, Blue Tunic: Joseph of Arimathea
Blue and Brown Robe, Blue Tunic: Annas
Red (actually Magenta) Dress: Mary
Nicodemus robe is made out of a heavy weight upholstery fabric. The tunic is polyester sportswear fabric. (It was on clearance, so the actual name of the fabric wasn’t given.) The Tunic has dark brown embroidery along the neck and hemlines to tie it to the robe. (Also, this hides the stitching which isn’t exactly the same color as the gold.)
Joseph’s robe and tunic are made out of heavy weight cotton twill.
Annas’ robe is made out of heavy weight upholstery material and he’s wearing a light weight cotton tunic.
Mary’s dress is made out of light weight magenta colored cotton and black organza. It is a modified tunic pattern. Mary is supposed to represent every sinful woman mentioned in the gospels. Mary was the most common name at that time.
I slit the sides of Mary’s dress, slit the neckline and tucked the neckline in, added the organza to the shoulders for scarves for her to twirl and seduce unsuspecting choir members, and added a shawl tied around her middle to complete the look. After her conversion, she tied the scarves back until she was able to get off stage and change.
The high priest’s costume is my favorite, though not pictured here. He is wearing an off white tunic (the same color as the prayer shawl), royal blue shot with black antique satin “robe” with gold tassels, upholstery fabric ephod of red, blue and purple, and a royal blue belt with gold tassels.
The prayer shawls were purchased from Temple Beth Shalom.