Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924
commenced 1909 – 1929
Costume for the Chief Eunuch
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Schéhérazade
Creation Notes: First performance 4 June 1910, at Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris.
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, trousers: silk, silk appliqué, cotton; jacket: silk, metallic braid, rayon, cotton; cummerbund: rayon, silk, cotton, metallic paint; overskirt: silk appliqué, acetate, metallic braid, paint, cotton; hat: rayon, silk, metallic braid and ornament, feathers, imitation jewels, cotton wadding, cork, cane, newspaper; keys: wood, metallic and other paint Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.29-38
Subject: Theatre arts, International