Tchinarova was a a Romanian-born who came to Australia with her daughter, the dancer Tamara Tchinarova in 1938. While her daughter followed a career in dance, Anna Tchinarova worked in the textile industry, later developing ballet costumes for local productions.
[<ExternalResource: Valerie Lawson. "Tamara Tchinarova." obituary, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 Sept 2017, p.14>, <ExternalResource: Tamara Tchinarova Finch. Dancing into the unknown : my life in the Ballets Russes and beyond. Dance Books, 2007.>]