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Jean LURÇAT

France 1892 – 1966

designer

COLONEL W. DE BASIL'S BALLETS RUSSES

commenced 1932 – 1951

producer (organisation)

HELENE PONS STUDIO

commenced 1922 – 1965

costumier (organisation)

Costume for the Old Man c.1935
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Jardin Public [The Public Garden]
Place made: New York, New York State, United States of America
Creation Notes: First performed 8 March 1935, Auditorium, Chicago
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, coat: wool, rayon trim, cotton lining, plastic buttons; trousers: wool, rayon braid, cotton lining, elastic, plastic buttons, metal fasteners; shirt: cotton, shell buttons; stock: rayon/cotton sateen, wood button, metal fasteners, cotton tarlatan; waistcoat: wool, cotton lining, metal fasteners

Primary Insc: On trousers, coat and waistcoat: Maker's label: HELENE PONS STUDIO/NEW YORK
Secondary Insc: On trousers: On label: JASINSKY On shirt: Label: PLYMOUTH On waistcoat: On label: BOUSLOFF
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.270.275.A-E
Subject: Theatre arts, International
Image rights: © Jean Lurçat/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy