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Additional title: Legend of Aziade
Anisfeld, Boris Israelevich, 1879-1973 (Costume designer)

Jerome Robbins Dance Division Original Artwork and Designs

Boris Anisfeld Costume and set designs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1926 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZGA Ani B Leg 11
Mordkin Ballet Company
Legend of Aziade (Choreographic work : Mordkin)
Costume design drawings
Content: Costume for the Sheik Hussan in Mordkin's ballet for the Mikhail Mordkin Russian Ballet (Company). Unidentified costume on reverse side.
Content: Signed on lower right by the artist.
Physical Description
Extent: Gouache on board, 35.5 x 25.2 cm.
Depicts man turned slightly right, holding sword in right hand; heavily jeweled costume, purple vest, red-violet pantaloons slit above and below knee, elaborately decorated with gold flowers, pointed turkish slippers and violet and yellow turban with black feather; yellow scarf over shoulders.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12145696
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43fef380-c6c4-012f-e544-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1879: Creator Born
  • 1926: Issued
  • 1973: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aziadka" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1926. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1060-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aziadka" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1060-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1926). Aziadka Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1060-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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