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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - L'Ufficiale del Registro and Il Commissario Imperiale in 'Madama Butterfly'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0080
Date: 1905
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for L'Ufficiale del Registro who is depicted wearing a short green robe with long hanging sleeves, beneath a cream patterned waistcoat, a full-length blue skirt, patterned with large white circles, a brown sash, and thonged sandals. Il Commissario Imperiale is depicted wearing a short orange under-robe, with a short patterned outer-robe, a long skirt, patterned with Japanese symbols, a yellow sash, and thonged sandals. The wearer names noted on the front of the design are: Zaniella, Sampieri.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: board: height 27 cm; board: width 37.25 cm; figure on the left: height 18.25 cm; figure on the left: width 11.5 cm; figure on the right: height 18.25 cm; figure on the right: width 11.5 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Madama Butterfly