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Sonia DELAUNAY

Ukraine 1885 – France 1979

designer

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Costume for a slave or dancing girl c.1937
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Place made: France
Creation Notes: Performed at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 10 November 1936.
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, bodice: wool, rayon, cotton, metallic fabric, ribbon and braid, paint, elastic, metal.silk chiffon, silver mesh; collar: rayon, cotton, metallic thread, metal Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.746.A-B
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International