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Dress worn by Yvonne Kenny as Susanna in Act IV of The Royal Opera production of 'Le nozze di Figaro' (1971)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0002456
Date: 1985
Description: Three-quarter-length cream silk dress with a lace skirt, a petticoat of paper nylon with two frills, a taffeta underskirt with a coarse tulle frill, a lace overskirt decorated with silk frills, interlocking ovals, and silk rosettes. The sleeves are three-quarter length with a lace frill. There is a lace fichu and floral decoration at the centre front of the neckline. The bodice has a lateral lightly ruched silk band, and there is a large bow at back finished in white silk tassels.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Michael Stennett
Wearer: Yvonne Kenny, 1985 - 1985
Company: The Royal Opera
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Related production: Le nozze di Figaro (1971)