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

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1916 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte.
    The V&A wishes to acknowledge the generous support given by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, which facilitated the cataloguing of the D’Oyly Carte Archive designs in 2015/16.

  • Museum number:

    S.3148-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a character in D'Oyly Carte Opera Company's The Sorcerer, 1916.

Physical description

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a character in D'Oyly Carte Opera Company's The Sorcerer, 1916. The design shows a woman in a long white and blue dress and blue bonnet with long ribbons.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1916 (designed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'H / 5 yds skirt / 1. Bonnet. ? / Raymond. / skirt / 38" / 3/6 / 3 yds / 1/5 / 29" / 6¼ / skirt / Bonnet? / [A?] / [?] / 3/3 / 3/4 / 2½ Bodice'
On front side in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 32.9 cm tallest part approximate, Width: 19.6 cm widest part approximate

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli for a character in D'Oyly Carte Opera Company's The Sorcerer, 1916

Materials

Paper; Watercolour; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Theatre

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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