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Alexandre BENOIS

St Petersburg, Russia 1870 – Paris, France 1960

designer

  • to Paris, France 1926

Natalia GONCHAROVA

Russia 1881 – France 1962

designer

  • Switzerland and Spain 1915-17, France from 1917

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

ANELLO & DAVIDE

shoemaker (organisation)

Boots from costume for an Ivan c.1920s
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Le Mariage d'Aurore [Aurora's Wedding]
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Creation Notes: First performed 30 June 1923, Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, leather hand sewn, machine sewn,glued, tacked

Primary Insc: Stamped under arch: ANELLO & DAVIDE, London W.C. ? Compton
Secondary Insc: Inscribed under arch: JOUKO; CASTANO (illeg)
Dimensions: depth=foot length 42.0 h 28.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.761.C
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet