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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)

Tights from costume for a servant c.1912
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Thamar
Creation Notes: First performed 20 May 1912, Théâtre du Chatelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, cotton

Primary Insc: woven in fabric, top centre front C.T.L.
Secondary Insc: Inside top centre back: ALEXIS and DAMIQUE [illeg]
Dimensions: waist 54.0 diameter inner leg 82.0 h cm outer leg 122.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.113
Subject: Theatre arts, International