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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a Courtesan in Act II of 'Thaïs'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/1438
Date: 1911
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for a Courtesan who is depicted wearing a pearl headdress with an orange veil edged with a gold border and orange fringing, gold drop earrings, a gold necklace, gold armlets, a blue and pink decoratively patterned tunic with a pink sash secured with a bow over the bust, and a pale blue and green shawl worn diagonally across the body.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Thaïs