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Ballet costume from "Papillons": (a) cloak and (b) collar
Date:
ca. 1912
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Satin, Silk Gros De Tours, And Tassels
Dimensions:
129.5 x 61 x 2.5 cm (51 x 24 x 1 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

- The donor's mother, Anna Nekhendzy was a dance critic in Soviet Russia. She brought this costume with her to the United States when she defected.

Accession Number:
2009.68a-b
Acquisition Date:
2009-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Dr. Vladimir Nekhendzy and Dr. Galina Balon in loving memory of Anna Nekhendzy

Ballet costume of gold colored silk satin and white silk faille: (a) cloak of gold colored silk satin gathered into narrow yoke; slash sleeves trimmed with scalloped white silk gros de Tours; pelerine-style (b) collar in white silk faille trimmed with gold colored silk satin with scalloped-edge, tassels at lappet points.

Label: Multiple Russian stamps on the back neck lining.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.