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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - Suzuki in Act I of 'Madama Butterfly'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0075
Date: 1905
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for Suzuki who is depicted wearing a white headscarf edged in a red design that covers her hair, a pale grey kimono patterned with darker blue-grey flowers, a yellow obi, a dark blue cord tied in a bow. The outer layer of the kimono is hooked up and tucked into her sash, showing a pale grey striped lining and a red under skirt. She wears brown patten sandals. The wearer name noted on the back of the design is: G Lejeune.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37.25 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Madama Butterfly