Mata Hari Pencil Sketch

ca. 1905

Dutch dancer Margaretha Zelle rose to fame in the early 1900s as Javanese princess Mata Hari, shocking and delighting audiences across Europe. She sketched this costume for a performance she titled “Dream.”

mata hari pencil sketch

Mata Hari Pencil Sketch, ca 1905. View it on display in the Museum's Secrets Revealed pop-up exhibit.