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Waistcoat worn by Rudolf Nureyev as Colas in Act I scene 2 and Act II of The Royal Ballet revival of 'La Fille mal gardée' (1960)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0000450
Date: 1974
Description: Waistcoat with a floral chintz pattern of red roses on a white background. It has a deep V neckline and a collar with revers. There are eight decorative buttons covered in the same fabric at the front opening. The waistcoat fastens with hooks and eyes. It is lined in white taffeta. Worn with jacket ROH/PRO/COS/000515.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Osbert Lancaster
Wearer: Rudolf Nureyev, 1974 - 1977
Company: The Royal Ballet
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good. The hooks and eyes are rusting.
Related production: La Fille mal gardée (1960)