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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/0002457
Date: 1985
Description: Long grey silk dupion dress with an attached weighted train falling from below the shoulders, and white lace ruffles at neck and sleeve edge. There is a decorative silver lace tulle bow with a jewel of gold wire, rhinestones and drop pearls on the bodice front. The elbow-length sleeves are grey silk with lace bows. The attached petticoats are of silk, stiffened tulle and taffeta. (Susannah wears this when disguised as Countess Almaviva.)
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)