Pencil on two sheets of tracing paper glued together
13 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (33.3 x 24.5 cm)
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Gift of Nikita D. Lobanov, 1966
Not on view
Drawing with a tracing for a ballet costume for 'La Nuit Ensorcelée,' created by Léon Bakst in 1923. The design is consists of an off-shoulder dress with high waist, layered, wide sleeves, and calf-length skirt with overlapping scales, bordered with strips of dots. The hair is tied back, and covered with a kerchief, tied around the head and forming a small knot on the back of the neck.
Marking: MMA stamp on verso
Charles Spencer, Léon Bakst Leon Bakst. New York, 1973, cat. no. 164, 164.