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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - young members of the Female Bourgeoises in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/1122
Date: 1907
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for two young members of the Female Bourgeoises. The character on the left is depicted wearing a headdress of pale pink flowers, a white chemise, a pale pink dress with scalloped hanging sleeves and pale blue under sleeves. The half design for the character on the right is depicted wearing a black and gold headdress, a white chemise, a pale grey dress with hanging sleeves and yellow under sleeves. Includes a line drawing of the shape of the pale pink dress and thumbnails of a headdress and sleeve. The note '3' on the front of the design denotes the number of costumes to be made from this design. The wearer names noted on the back are: Gluck, Pohl, Kunold.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: The Merry Wives of Windsor