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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Dress from costume for a Syrian woman skirt: c.1909, bodice: 1930s
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Creation Notes: First performed 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, silk, synthetic, cotton

Primary Insc: Not signed, not dated. No labels.
Dimensions: 125.0 h cm waist width 28.0 w cm underarm chest 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.9
Subject: Theatre arts, International