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Léon BAKST

Grodno, Belarus (Russia) 1866 – France 1924

designer

  • France from 1912

LES BALLETS RUSSES DE SERGE DIAGHILEV

commenced 1909 – 1929

producer (organisation)

Marie MUELLE

France

costumier

Dress from costume for a friend of Queen Thamar c.1912
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Thamar
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, silk, silk and cotton lining, cellulose diacetate, paint, viscose, silk ribbon, metallic braid, metal pressed shapes Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1054.755.A
Subject: Collection: The Julian Robinson collection of fashion, costume, textiles, illustrated periodicals and printed ephemera, acquired 1976. Theatre arts, International Ballet