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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)

Dress for costume for a Syrian woman skirt: c.1909, bodice: replaced 1930s
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Creation Notes: First performed 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Chatelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, cotton, silk, synthetic, metal sruds, paint

Dimensions: length 106.0 h cm underarm chest 42.0 h waist 36.0 h
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.740
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International