Nicholas ROERICHLES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV, Costume for a Polovtsian warrior Enlarge 1 /1

Nicholas ROERICH

St Petersburg, Russia 1874 – Kulu, India 1947

designer

  • to Finland 1916

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Costume for a Polovtsian warrior c.1909
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Danses Polovtsiennes du Prince Igor [The Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor]
Creation Notes: First performed 19 May 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, jacket: silk ikat, rayon, brass fastener, cotton, paint; trousers: cotton ikat, nickel plated brass fastener; skullcap: cotton ikat; belt: silk ikat, cotton ikat, metal fasteners Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.1.A-D
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet