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Costume design - Emile Littler Archive
  • Emile Littler Archive
    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925
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Emile Littler Archive

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    London (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    1921 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the Estate of Emile Littler

  • Museum number:

    S.2578-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a dress featured in Act I of The Lady of the Rose at Daly's Theatre, 1922.

This production of The Lady of the Rose was a musical play in three acts. Adapted by Frederick Lonsdale from the book, Die Frau im Hermelin, by Rudolph Schanzer and Ernest Welisch. Lyrics by Harry Graham and music by Jean Gilbert. Produced by Fred J. Blackman. It premiered at Daly's Theatre on 21st February 1922.

Physical description

Costume design for a dress from The Lady of the Rose at Daly's Theatre. Dress is light blue with dark blue details and a green belt around the waist. Signed.

Place of Origin

London (possibly, drawn)

Date

1921 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'ACT I'
Written in bottom right hand corner

'10'
Written in top right hand corner

Red symbol in top left hand corner

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 17.2 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a dress featured in Act I of The Lady of the Rose at Daly's Theatre, 1922. Emile Littler Archive.

Materials

Ink; Watercolour; Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Free-hand drawing; Painting (image-making)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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