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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Costume for a Syrian woman skirt: 1909, bodice: replaced 1930s
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Creation Notes: First performed 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, cotton, silk, metal studs, paint

Primary Insc: 9'
Secondary Insc: In lining, top centre back: RAYA KOUSMETIOVA '37-39'
Tertiary Insc: French customs stamp.
Dimensions: length 110.0 h cm underarm chest 43.0 h cm waist 33.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.739
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet