Russian ballerina, actress, and muse Ida Rubinstein (1885-1960) in costume for her 1908 debut role as the title character for a single private performance of Oscar Wilde's 'Salomé', in which she stripped nude in the course of the Dance of the Seven Veils.

✯ Sword Dancer ✯

Anita Berber

vintage bellydance costume

Tamara Karsavina ●彡

Vintage photo of exotic dancer

vintage bellydance costume

Felia Doubrovska in the title role of the Ballet Russes' "Firebird", 1926~Photo courtesy ofJerome Robbins Dance Division

IDEAS for draping veil 1920s-1930s

Loie Fuller dancing with her veil, 1897 by Isaiah West Taber

Salome

Zhiwei Tu Reaching

~ the lethal villain ~ #story #inspiration #character

Blanche Walsh. Star of theater of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, born in New York, USA) wins without doubt one of his greatest triumphs on Broadway in 1903 with "Resurrection" after Tolstoy . In 1912, she was the star of a film adaptation of "Resurrection," in which she reprises her role of Katusha , peasant girl seduced and abandoned by a prince. In 1915, she died prematurely as a result of an operation

Ida Rubinstein as Zobeide in Scheherazade, 1910. Written by Alexandre Benois. Music by Rimsky-Korsakov. Choreography by Mikhail Fokine. Costumes and set design by Léon Bakst. Produced by Serge Diaghilev.

Zeenat Aman

Alexandra Danilova 1903 - 1997 Mariinsky Ballet, Ballets Russes, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo

Gold and sparkly - just perfect for a salsa or bachata performance. Love this latin dance dress!

Dance Of The Seven Veils. Pamela Palma.

Zelda Boden, circus performer in the 1910's-1920's

Zelda Boden, circus performer from the 1910s/1920s.