This exquisite, young looking, Italian made and hand sewn stage costume, created for the ballet Diana and Actaeon. It can also be used for Balanchine's ballet "Rubies".
The top part of this professional mini dress features gold and red trims decorating the round neck, as well as a nude mesh section, going from the upper edge of the bodice till the collar bone. The nude section is richly embellished by big red crystal rubies.appliques.
The short skirt attached to the bodice is devided in diamond shaped lozenges, each separate from the other, and each trimmed with gold shiny trim.
This dress makes the dancer look like a real Greek goddess, it is very ethereal, light, shiny and extremely feminine.
The headpiece in the picture is included with the dress.
This costume can also be used for the role of "Cupid" in Don Quixote.