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Men's costume - Used in the movie Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (Ogon, voda i mednye truby) (1967). Costume designer Sonya Voytenko. Actor Valentin Bryleev, role — Flattery Kingdom courtier. Costume of lemon-colored patterned velvet brocade of the 19th - early 20th centuries. Decorated with plush, metalized braid and band, badges, imitation pearls. Cotton sateen lining.
Dress - 1860s, Russia. Acquired for the movie The Nutcracker (1967), unfulfilled project. Costume designer Natalia Shnaider. Brown faille with matching and blue coupon woven floral design. Decorated with agrement, milk-white taffeta bands, and brown rouleaux faille. Bottom is hemmed with braid. SHAWL Third quarter of the 19th century, Russia. It was planned to use the article for the movie The Nutcracker (1967). Two-color silk weaving, brown and blue. Silk two-color fringe is machine-sewn on the edge.
Sortie de bal cape - Late 1890s, Russia. Black silk sortie de bal cape. Decorated with embroidered matte sequins on agrements, with silk band, black matte sequin fringes and matching faceted beads. Pleated taffeta ruffles are a modern addition. Black taffeta lining. Firm Trading House of Br. N. and G. Petukhov in Moscow. SKIRT Early 1900s, Russia. Black taffeta dress skirt. Made of cotton mesh with cutout patterns. Decorated with silk braid sewn with machine chain stitches, silk gauze ruffles and matching plicated taffeta. Lining is lost. It was planned to use these articles for the movie The Nutcracker (1967).
Ballgown - Mid 1900s, Russia. Acquired for the movie Parol ne nuzhen (No codeword required) (1967). Costume designer Natalya Panova. Ballgown (bodice, skirt) of ecru duchess. Decorated with handmade inlay-work flax laced motifs. Silk sarcenet lining and underskirt. Draped satin band belt. SORTIE DE BAL CAPE Circa 1900, Russia. It was planned to use this article for the movie Anna na shee (The Anna Cross (1954). Ecru-colored cotton machine tulle sortie de bal cape, cotton chain stitch embroidery.
In recent years, studio complied with the order of the Bolshoi theatre for the play "La Traviata" has made outfits for the main character of "the Barber of Siberia", as well as the costumes for the production "Eugene Onegin" at the Opera house and for the TV series "Anna Karenina" by Karen Shakhnazarov.