Léon BAKSTLES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEVMarie MUELLE, Costume for Queen Thamar Enlarge 1 /3
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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Marie MUELLE

France

costumier

Costume for Queen Thamar c.1912
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Thamar
Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Creation Notes: First performed 20 May 1912, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, dress: acetate, silk, rayon, cotton, metallic braid, lamé, metal medallions, elastic; overskirt: silk, rayon, cotton, lamé, metallic braid, metal buckle, imitation turquoise; cropped vest: silk, lamé, metallic braid, metal medallions; crown: acetate, cotton, lamé, metallic braid, metal medallions, imitation jewels, wire; veil: silk, paint; scarf: silk Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.114.A-F
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet