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Costume for the Prince worn by Anton Dolin. Waisted long tunic of floral metallic brocade with wide squared neck edged with a pleated georgette frill edged with very narrow lace. The full length sleeves have oversized puffs on the upper arm to above the elbow, where there is a broad band of gathers fitted onto a narrow lower sleeve; the cuffs are edged with a pleated georgette frill edged with very narrow lace. The sleeves are lined with off white cotton, tightly fitted into the puff to hold shape. The scrolled sequinned decoration is missing.
Length: 64 cm Collar to hem approximate, Width: 59 cm Widest point approximate, Weight: 1.1 kg approximate
Object history note
Costume for the Prince worn by Anton Dolin in the pas de deux from Lev Ivanov's 'The Nutcracker', Alicia Markova & Anton Dolin Company, 1949. The music for the ballet was composed by Tchaikovsky. The designer of the costume is not credited.
Costume for the Prince worn by Anton Dolin in the pas de deux from 'The Nutcracker', Alicia Markova & Anton Dolin Company, 1949
Reason For Production: Commission
Brocade; Silk georgette; Lace; Cotton (textile)
Theatre and Performance Collection