1920's ballerina.

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

Embroidery art by Jose Ignacio Romussi Murphy

Embroidery art by Jose Ignacio Romussi Murphy

Jose Ignacio Romussi Murphy takes vintage dance photos and embroiders terrifically coloured threads onto tutus, skirts, and sometimes the head gear too.

Tamara Karsavina. @designerwallace

I love Russia for its ballet!Tamara Karsavina was a Prinzipal Artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and later Diaghilevs Ballets Russes. After graduating from the Imperial Ballet School, she was a leading ballerina of Tsars Imperial Ballet

Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company

Life Magazine Cover from 1936 - Dancers from the Metropolitan Opera Ballet at the School of American Ballet

Ruth Page, costumed as a sylph, ca. 1920s

~ On Point: 1923 via The New York Public Library ~ Wonder on the year, for her face looks like Audrey Hepburn's.on second thought, looked more closely.not her, but a good resemblance!

Photo by Gjon Mili, 1951.

frenchtwist: via yama-bato: N. Ballet-Tanaquil Leclerc Dancer Tanaquil LeClercq performing “La Valse” at Gjon Mili’s studio. Location:New York, NY, US Date Photographer:Gjon Mili