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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - Mrs Ford and Mrs Page in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/1118
Date: 1907
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for Mrs Ford and Mrs Page. Mrs Ford is depicted wearing a headdress of a pink cone with a white veil, a gold brocade gown with a brown fur trimming, a belt and purse, and a green underskirt. Mrs Page is depicted wearing a headdress of two yellow horn shapes decorated with black lattice work and a white veil, a yellow brocade under dress and a peach coloured over dress, and a belt and purse. Includes a thumbnail of a purse. The wearer names noted on the front of the design are: Hempel, Tolli. The other wearer names are unclear.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: The Merry Wives of Windsor