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Barbara Karinska (1886–1983)

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Karinska followed the original Diaghilev Ballet Russe from Paris to Monte Carlo in order to be hired as their wardrobe mistress and costume designer. Arriving in Monte Carlo at the Opera House, Karinska entered the theatre, marched down the main aisle, introducing herself with the intent of becoming the company's wardrobe mistress. "Yes, I can sew... See more trivia »

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Known For

Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen Costume and Wardrobe Department
(1952)
Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc Costume Designer
(1948)
The Pirate
The Pirate Costume and Wardrobe Department
(1948)
Lola Montès
Lola Montès Costume and Wardrobe Department
(1955)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Costume designer (14 credits)
 2011 Jewels (TV Movie) (as Karinska)
 2007 Learn to Be a Princess (Video short)
 2006 Learn to Dance Like a Princess! (Video short)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Nutcracker (1958) ... (as Karinska)
 1954 Ulysses (as Madame Karinska)
 1954 C'est la vie parisienne (as Karinsky)
 1953 A Lady Without Camelias (as Kariinska)
 1948 Joan of Arc (as Karinska)
 1946 Blue Skies (as Karinsky)
 1946 Un revenant (as Karinsky)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (13 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Kariinska | Madame Barbara Karinska | Madame Karinska | Mme. Karinska | Karinska | Karinsky
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Personal Quote:

"There is Shakespeare for literature and Madame Karinska for costumes." -- George Balanchine.

Trivia:

Madam Karinska's Motion Picture Academy Award Costume Design "Oscar," for Howard Hughes produced RKO 1948 feature film "Joan of Arc" is shared with Dorothy Jeakins. The original feature film "Joan of Arc" costume designer was New York City Broadway set and costume/couturier designer, resident Raoul Pene du Bois, who asked Karinska to collaborate with him on the costume film extravaganza starring ... See more »

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