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Dress worn by Margaret Lyons and Marilyn Trounson in the Act III Grand Pas Classique of The Royal Ballet production of 'Ondine' (1958)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0001407
Date: 1958
Description: Empire-line dress of silver lurex organza decorated with appliquéd gold braid strips. The bodice has an infill of beige net with an integral necklace along the top. Under the bust is a band of gold ribbon with a central bow. The tops of the short puffed sleeves are decorated with stiffened leaf shapes and silver braid, which continue along the back of the bodice. The hem edge of the skirt is pointed and trimmed with gold braid.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Lila de Nobili
Wearer: Margaret Lyons, 1959 - 1964
Wearer: Marilyn Trounson, 1966 - 1966
Company: The Royal Ballet
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: Ondine (1958)