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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Dress from costume for a slave or dancing girl c.1937
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Cléopâtre [Cleopatra]
Title Notes: After Bakst
Creation Notes: First performed 5 September 1918, Coliseum Theatre, London
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, silk, cotton, metallic braid, metallic paint, metal hooks and eyes stencilled

Dimensions: chest width at u'arm 39 w cm centre back length 114 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.745.A
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International