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Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

designer

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Marie MUELLE

France

costumier

Robe from costume for a mourner c.1920
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Chant du Rossignol [The Song of the Nightingale]
Place made: France
Creation Notes: First performed 2 Feb 1920, Théâtre National de l' Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, cotton-wool felt, cotton-silk velvet, sized cotton, steel wire, cotton lining

Dimensions: centre back 166.5 h cm
Cat Raisonné: Healy & Lloyd,(1990)52-53
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.147.A
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet