Costume Design

Costume Design
ca. 1980 (Painted, Drawn)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Costume design for "Mignon", possibly a character in a male strip show. The designs depicts the back of a full length male figure in 16th century style costume on a grey background. The costume consists of a white, black and silver doublet worn over extremely close fitting white tights and a pair of white slippers. A sword is worn at the waist, and a silver and pearl head-dress with a red plume is worn on the head.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil, Gouache, and White, Black & Silver Paint, on Paper
Brief Description
Costume design by Anthony Holland for "Mignon", possibly a character in a male strip show, ca.1980.
Physical Description
Costume design for "Mignon", possibly a character in a male strip show. The designs depicts the back of a full length male figure in 16th century style costume on a grey background. The costume consists of a white, black and silver doublet worn over extremely close fitting white tights and a pair of white slippers. A sword is worn at the waist, and a silver and pearl head-dress with a red plume is worn on the head.
Dimensions
  • Height: 379mm
  • Width: 278mm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
  • ' ANTHONY HOLLAND ' (Signature; Lower right hand corner of the design; handwriting; pencil)
  • ' MIGNON ' (Textual information; Upper right hand corner; handwriting; pencil)
Credit line
Given by Mr Patrick C.L. Lau
Object history
This costume design by Anthony Holland was donated to the Theatre Museum by Patrick Lau after the death of the artist in 2001. The design complements a large collection of theatre designs given to the Theatre Museum by the artist in 1996.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
S.341-2001

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record createdMay 21, 2001
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