Nicholas ROERICHLES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEVCOLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES, Costume for a Polovtsian girl Enlarge 1 /2
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Nicholas ROERICH

St Petersburg, Russia 1874 – Kulu, India 1947

designer

  • to Finland 1916

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Costume for a Polovtsian girl c.1909-37
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: wool braid, linen, fur, paint, metal fasteners; blouse: cotton, metallic thread; trousers: cotton, linen, shell, plastic; bonnet: cotton, metal wire, paint, ceramic buttons, linen, elastic Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.5.A-D
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet