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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)

Overskirt from costume for the Chief Eunuch c.1910 Description: part of display version of the Chief Eunuch

Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Schéhérazade
Creation Notes: First performed 4 June 1910, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk appliqué, acetate, metallic braid, paint, cotton

Dimensions: centre back 62.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.38
Subject: Theatre arts, International