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Oliver MESSEL

Great Britain 1904 – West Indies 1978

designer

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

Dress from costume for a court lady c.1937
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Francesca da Rimini
Creation Notes: First performed 15 July 1937, Covent Garden, London
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, textiles dresses, acetate, rayon, cotton, metallic thread, cotton velvet,Saran, metal buttons, wool felt

Primary Insc: Maker's label: KARINSKA
Secondary Insc: On cotton label: LARA
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.282
Subject: Theatre arts, International