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Robe

  • Museum number:

    S.180-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume possibly for Gertrude.
Full length loose robe of red linen, with squared off neck and ?Dalmation sleeves. The neck and sleeves are edged with gold braid, beneath which at the neck is a deep decorated panel embroidered in black. Around the waist is a loose fixed girdle in black and ?gold.

Dimensions

Weight: 1.7 kg Robe, weight, Width: 54 cm Robe, shoulder width, widest part, Length: 156 cm Robe, collar to hem

Object history note

Costume possibly for Gertrude in an unconfirmed production by the Martin Harvey Company.

Given by Mrs P Chapman (Earle Grey/Mary Godwin Collection).

Descriptive line

Red linen robe possibly for Gertrude in an unconfirmed production of 'Hamlet' by the Martin Harvey company.

Materials

Linen (material); Gold braid

Techniques

Embroidering

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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