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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/1447
Date: 1911
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for a Courtesan who is depicted wearing a headdress of pink flowers and green foliage, gold drop earrings, a blue and gold necklace, gold armlets, a sheer white shawl, a white skirt with a pink patterned border worn underneath a yellow sarong decoratively patterned with pink, blue, and green flowers and bands patterned with green leaves, blue and pink squares and pink flowers, a brown sash with pink patterned edging, and beige sandals. The note '2' 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