Léon Bakst, Stage design for Schéhérazade, 1910, gouache and watercolor with gold highlights on paper, 54.5 x 76 cm. Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. (Photo: Laurent-Sully Jaulmes.) From Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton and Ghislaine Wood (eds), Art Deco 1910-1939, exhibition catalogue, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2003, p. 109.
Orientalist dress at the Dance & Fashion exhibition at The Museum at FIT, New York, September 13, 2014-January 3, 2015, including (front row L to R) three costumes designed by Léon Bakst for the Ballets Russes Schéhérazade from FIT and Ravenscourt Galleries, London, a fancy dress costume designed by Paul Poiret from 1919, and an Yves Saint Laurent ensemble from his 1976 'Russian Collection' inspired by the Ballets Russes. From Kering. (Photo: The Museum at FIT.)
Paul Iribe, Nijinsky in Schéhérazade from Nijinsky: Six vers de Jean Cocteau, six dessins de Paul Iribe (Société Générale d'Impression: Paris, 1910), 1910, pen and ink on Japan paper, 31 x 30 cm. From Christie's (11 December 2001 Livres illustres modernes, manuscrits et photographies, Paris).
Nikoo Paydar has a PhD in art history from the Courtauld Institute, London.