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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)

Marie MUELLE

France

costumier

Costume for a servant 1910–35
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Schéhérazade
Creation Notes: First performed 4 June 1910. Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris. Revived 16 February 1935, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, USA
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, jacket: cotton, metallic thread, metallic and other paint; trousers: cotton, metallic paint, elastic; belt: cotton, metallic thread; tunic: cotton, metallic paint and braid Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.46.A-D
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet