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Nicholas ROERICH

St Petersburg, Russia 1874 – Kulu, India 1947

designer

  • to Finland 1916

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Costume for a Polovtsian girl c.1933
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. Revived 11 February 1932, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, jacket: wool braid, linen, fur, paint; blouse: cotton, metallic braid, elastic; trousers: cotton; bonnet: cotton, linen; belt: lamé, cotton

Primary Insc: De Basil Company 1933 Belt: Inscibed on back '
Secondary Insc: Surcoat: On neck/shoulder: STARR. On back: KOSMOUSKA/LOUBER/ALIK Trousers: On back: STARR and GOU ..[illeg] Belt: On back: POPOV, NEWSTEAD Bonnet: On brim: STAR
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.4.A-E
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet