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Sonia DELAUNAY

Ukraine 1885 – France 1979

designer

BALLETS RUSSES DE MONTE-CARLO

commenced 1932 – 1952

producer (organisation)

20 April, 1932

Costume for a slave or dancing girl [Costume of a dancing girl] 1918–36
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Title Notes: Les Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo
Creation Notes: First performed 10 November 1936, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, USA
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, dress: wool, rayon, cotton, lamé, metallic thread, ribbon and braid, paint, elastic; collar: rayon, cotton, metallic thread, metal fasteners; bloomers: synthetic fabric Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.749.A-C
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet
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