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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)

MON. MUELLE ROSSIGNOL SR

costumier (organisation)

Dress for a Mazurka girl c.1921
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of The Sleeping Princess [La Belle au Bois Dormant] Act 1, scene 3
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: First performed 2 November 1921, Alhambra, London
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, silk, cotton, metal fasteners

Primary Insc: Maker's stamp in gold ink on waistband: MON. MUELLE ROSSIGNOL SR/ COSTUMIER DE l'OPERA/ 12 RUE DE LA VICTOIRE/ PARIS.
Secondary Insc: Inside bodice, handwritten in purple ink: ANONI, and two illegible inscriptions.
Dimensions: front length 96.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.153
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet