Sonia DELAUNAYCOLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES, Collar from costume for a slave or dancing girl Enlarge 1 /1

Sonia DELAUNAY

Ukraine 1885 – France 1979

designer

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Collar from costume for a slave or dancing girl 1918–36
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, rayon, cotton, metallic thread, metal fasteners

Dimensions: 64.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.749.B
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet