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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/1439
Date: 1911
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for a Courtesan who is depicted wearing a gold headdress with a white veil, gold drop earrings, a gold necklace, a pink, white, and gold decoratively patterned off the shoulder dress with a white, brown, blue and red patterned central panel, a purple patterned sash secured with a purple bow under the bust, and a pink, purple and white patterned shawl draped across the body. The note '3' on the front of the design denotes the number of costumes to be made from this design.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Thaïs