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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 slave or dancing girl 1918–c.1936
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Creation Notes: First performed 10 November 1936, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, USA
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, dress: silk faille and chiffon, rayon, metallic braid, stencilled paint, metal fasteners; collar: metallic and cotton braid, paint, metal fasteners Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.751.A-B
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet