'Star Wars and the Power of Costume' Exhibition: Gallery

C-3P0 Detail

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A close-up view of many of the costumes reveals beautiful details.

R2-D2 Is Ready for His Close-up

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A close-up of R2-D2.

First Order Uniforms

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A special feature of the New York installation of the "Star Wars" exhibit consists of costumes from the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Here, three costumes worn by soldiers in the First Order, a continuation of the Galactic Empire.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Costumes

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Costumes from the upcoming movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens": (l to r) Finn, Rey, Poe Dameron.

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