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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a Valkyrie in 'Die Walküre'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0001
Date: 1903
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for a Valkyrie who is depicted wearing a gold dome-shaped helmet with two tall, dark blue, feathered wings, a pale blue, full-length tunic with a side opening in the skirt, short draped sleeves, and an orange chequered design around the hipline, two decorative metal and leather belts are worn round the hips, one with an ornate sporran, a silver-gold armoured bodice with conical breast cups, a necklace and gold armlets, and brown fur-lined laced boots with an open sandal foot. She carries a spear.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37.25 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Die Walküre