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Costume design - The Mikado

The Mikado

  • Object:

    Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    London (designed)

  • Date:

    1885 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilhelm, born 1858 - died 1925 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    gouache and watercolour on board

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Bridget D’Oyly Carte

  • Museum number:

    S.89-1991

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Wilhelm for a Japanese Gentleman from the original production of Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera The Mikado, Savoy Theatre 14 March 1885.

Physical description

Gouache and watercolour on board costume design by Wilhelm for a Japanese Gentleman from the original production of Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera The Mikado, Savoy Theatre 14 March 1885. The design features a male figure wearing a gold kimono with black trim and collar along with a multi-coloured robe over it. He is holding a white fan in his right hand.

Place of Origin

London (designed)

Date

1885 (designed)

Artist/maker

Wilhelm, born 1858 - died 1925 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

gouache and watercolour on board

Dimensions

Height: 22.6 cm, Width: 18.8 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Wilhelm for a Japanese Gentleman from the original production of Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera The Mikado, Savoy Theatre 14 March 1885

Materials

Gouache; Board

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Drawing (image-making); Designing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Opera; Designs; Theatre

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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