Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866
COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES
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.
length 110.0 h cm underarm chest 43.0 h cm waist 33.0 h cm
: 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