Opus Anglicanum

The Victoria & Albert Museums’ latest major exhibition, ‘Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery’ opens on October 1st featuring rare and outstanding examples of ‘Opus Anglicanum’ (English work)

Leon Bakst, Le Dieu Bleu Diaghilev Ballets Russes costume

The project in detail From a private collection of early 20th Century dance costumes, this Temple Servant tunic from the ballet Le Dieu Bleu, performed by Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes, was designed by Leon Bakst. Required to go on loan for display, it was structurally weak from moth damage and had also suffered water damage and …