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Costume design
  • Costume design
    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925
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Costume design

  • Date:

    1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour, pencil and gold paint on artist's board

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage


1898 (made)


Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour, pencil and gold paint on artist's board

Marks and inscriptions

'A.Comelli / '98'
Signature. Lower left hand corner.

'1st Sketch'
Textual information. Lower left hand corner.

'4 [illegible] Chorus… / Iris Koe… / Victor…'
Textual information. Lower right hand corner.

'C.A. / 1910'
Stamp. Reverse.

Object history note

Attilio Comelli (c.1858-1925) and his brother, E.(?), were both regularly employed as costume designers for extravaganzas and pantomimes at the Alhambra, Drury Lane and other London theatres at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. Associated production: Designer: Attilio Comelli. c.1898.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for an Iris Girl in an unidentified production, 1898

Subjects depicted

Costume; Flowers


Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Stage costumes


Theatre and Performance Collection

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