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Dress worn by Merle Park as Clara in Act I of The Royal Ballet production of 'The Nutcracker' (1968)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0001421
Date: 1968
Description: Mid-length silk and chiffon dress with short puffed sleeves. The sleeves, bodice and deep band around the hem are decorated with an embroidered blue, yellow, and white semi-circular pattern. The sleeves are trimmed with an organza frill. There is gold coloured braid around the neckline and above the decorative band around the hem. The dress has a blue silk ribbon sash, and pink silk ribbons that tie in a bow at the back. There is a net petticoat.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Nicholas Georgiadis
Wearer: Merle Park, 1968 - 1977
Company: The Royal Ballet
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: The Nutcracker (1968)