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Theatre Costume

ca. 1910 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Costume for Boris Godunov worn by Feodor Chaliapin in the Coronation Scene of Boris Godunov, probably for Serge Diaghilev's Russian Opera Season, Paris, 1909


object details
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 6 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Theatre Costume
  • Opera Costume
  • Theatre Costume
  • Opera Costume
  • Collar (Neckwear)
  • Theatre Costume
  • Opera Costume
  • Boot
  • Theatre Costume
  • Opera Costume
  • Boot
  • Theatre Costume
  • Opera Costume
  • Crown
  • Theatre Costume
  • Opera Costume
  • Chain
Brief Description
Costume for Boris Godunov worn by Feodor Chaliapin in the Coronation Scene of 'Boris Godunov', probably for Serge Diaghilev's Russian Opera Season, Paris, 1909.
Physical Description
Costume for Boris Godunov worn by Feodor Chaliapin in the Coronation Scene of Boris Godunov, probably for Serge Diaghilev's Russian Opera Season, Paris, 1909
Production typeUnique
Object history
Costume for Boris Godunov worn by Feodor Chaliapin in the Coronation Scene of Modeste Mussorgsky's opera 'Boris Godunov', probably for Serge Diaghilev's Russian Opera season in Paris, 1909. The music for the opera was revised by Rimsky Korsakov, and the libretto was written by Nikolay Mikhaylovich Karamzin after Pushkin. Chaliapin also appeared as Boris Godunov at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1913.
Production
Reason For Production: Commission
Subjects depicted
Associations
Literary ReferenceBoris Godunov
Collection
Accession Number
S.459 to E-1979

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record createdFebruary 22, 2005
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