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Dress worn by Margot Fonteyn as Juliet in Act I scene 4 of The Royal Ballet revival of 'Romeo and Juliet' (1965)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0000506
Date: 1965
Description: Pink silk dress with a mid-length skirt. The off-the-shoulder bodice has panels of silk overlaid with pink net embroidered with gold thread flowers, and wide bands of gold braid embroidered with metal threads. The undersleeves are pink silk, and the oversleeves are panels of pink net embroidered with flowers and tied together with yellow ribbons. The skirt has an underlayer of pink silk and two top layers of net embroidered with gold flowers. There is a band of gold embroidery at the hem edge.
Maker: Marjorie Rogers
Costume designer: Nicholas Georgiadis
Wearer: Margot Fonteyn, 1965 - 1976
Company: The Royal Ballet
Condition: Good.
Related production: Romeo and Juliet (1965)