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Sonia DELAUNAY

Ukraine 1885 – France 1979

designer

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Dress from costume for a slave or dancing girl 1918–36
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Place made: France
Creation Notes: First performed 10 November 1936, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, USA
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, wool, rayon, cotton, lamé, metallic thread, ribbon and braid, paint, elastic

Dimensions: centre back 94.6 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.749.A
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet