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

Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

designer

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Marie MUELLE

France

costumier

Costume for a court lady c.1920
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Chant du Rossignol [The Song of the Nightingale]
Place made: France
Creation Notes: First performed 2 February 1920, Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk satin and velvet, cotton wadding and lining, lamé, metal fasteners

Primary Insc: c.b. black ink on white label 'Clementovich'; c.b. label 'Svet-a-o'; c.b. ink, on lining, inscribed in Russian script 'Asikechoka'; c.f. ink, on lining, in Russian script 'Tazika' or Gaziva' .
Secondary Insc: In black ink on white label: CLEMENTOVICH; on label: SVET-A-O; in ink, on lining in Russian script: TAZIKA or GAZIVA
Dimensions: centre back 88.0 h cm
Cat Raisonné: Healy & Lloyd,(1990)52
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.146
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet