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Nicholas ROERICH

St Petersburg, Russia 1874 – Kulu, India 1947

designer

  • to Finland 1916

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Two pieces of fabric for a border from costume for a Polovtsian warrior c.1909
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Danses Polovtsiennes du Prince Igor [The Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor]
Creation Notes: First performed 19 May 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk

Dimensions: a) 54.0 h x 9.0 w cm b) 90.0 h x 9.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.734.A-B
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International