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Theatre costume

Theatre costume

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (made)

  • Museum number:

    S.130-1981

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pantaloons for an unidentified dancer in Massine's opera/ballet L'Astuzzi feminili designed by Jose-Maria Sert, Diaghilev Ballet, 1920. Long breeches in petunia silk twill, elasticated at the lower legs, with dark petunia velvet hip yoke. The pantaloons have buttoned side fastenings and an elasticated back at the waist and are elasticated at the ankles

Date

ca. 1920 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 108 cm length waist to ankle, Circumference: 58 cm measurement at waist, Weight: 0.5 kg

Descriptive line

Pantaloons for an unidentified dancer in Léonide Massine's ballet Cimarosiana, for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes (initially performed in 1920 as Act III of the opera L'Astuzie femminili or L'Astuce Feminine). designed by Jose-Maria Sert. Long breeches in petunia silk twill, elasticated at the lower legs, with dark petunia velvet hip yoke.

Materials

Silk; Velvet

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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