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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a Child Imp in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/1124
Date: 1907
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for a Child Imp who is depicted wearing a black balaclava style headdress decorated with orange wings and a plume, a pale grey high-necked cape with long hanging tendrils, a pale green tunic with orange under sleeves, orange hose, and pale brown ankle boots with pointed toes. The wearer names noted on the back of the design are: C Willis, Unwin (unclear). The note also says: '2 enfants'. There is a thumbnail of the tunic on the back of the design.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: The Merry Wives of Windsor