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Theatre costume

  • Date:

    1949

  • Museum number:

    S.1075-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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.

Date

1949

Dimensions

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.

Descriptive line

Costume for the Prince worn by Anton Dolin in the pas de deux from 'The Nutcracker', Alicia Markova & Anton Dolin Company, 1949

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Brocade; Silk georgette; Lace; Cotton (textile)

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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