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- 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.
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.