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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/0014
Date: 1903
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for a Valkyrie who is depicted wearing a dome-shaped helmet with two tall beige wings, a pink under tunic, an armoured corset with breast cups of concentric gold rings, and a deep red middle section studded with gold, a skirt of beige leather strips and decorated with hanging gold swirls and baubles, and fur-trimmed, cross-gartered boots. She carries a spear and shield. A note on the front of the design reads: 'A little lighter'. The wearer name noted on the front of the design is: Fran Fenge Gleiss. Wearer measurements are noted on the back of the design.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37.25 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Die Walküre