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Aleksandr GOLOVIN

Moscow, Russia 1863 – Leningrad, Russia 1930

designer

  • France 1887-89, and regular visits thereafter

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

Costume for one of Köstchei's women [femmes de Köstchei] c.1910
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of L'Oiseau de Feu [The Firebird]
Creation Notes: First performed on 24 June, 1910 in Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk, paint, cotton, imitation jewels, lamé, metallic braid, gelatine sequins

Dimensions: outer sleeve 55.0 h cm underarm chest 34.0 h cm centre back 105.0 h cm inner sleeve 45.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.77
Subject: Theatre arts, International Ballet