Henri MATISSELES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEVMarie MUELLE, Costume for a Mandarin Enlarge 1 /1

Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

designer

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Marie MUELLE

France

maker

Costume for a Mandarin c.1920
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Chant du Rossignol [The Song of the Nightingale]
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: First performed 2 Feb 1920, Théâtre National de l' Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk, cotton, lamé, ink, Bakelite

Primary Insc: none
Dimensions: centre back 114.0 h cm
Cat Raisonné: Healy & Lloyd,(1990)50-52
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.143
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet