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Henri MATISSE

France 1869 – 1954

designer

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Three belts for costume for a warrior c.1920
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Chant du Rossignol [The Song of the Nightingale]
Place made: France
Creation Notes: First performed 2 Feb 1920, Théâtre National de l' Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, fabric, metal

Dimensions: width 4.5 w cm length 76.0 h cm length 71.0 h cm length 74.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.757.1-3
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International