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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 Lezghin c.1912
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Thamar
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: First performed 20 May 1912, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk satin, acetate, rayon, metallic braid, metallic braid, glass and metal imitation jewels, wool/cotton imitation Persian lamb. decoration: stencilling, appliqué

Primary Insc: Cap: inscribed: "Vladim, Maligine, Burns, Daman, Stephens"
Dimensions: centre back 97.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.103.A-B
Subject: Theatre arts, International