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Costume design

Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    2000 (Painted, drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brotherston, Lez, born 1961 (costume designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen & ink, paper collage, and watercolour, on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lez Brotherston

  • Museum number:

    S.365-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Costume design for Alison McKenna as Hester Worsley in Act II & III. The design depicts a full length female figure wearing an 1880's style dress. The costume consists of a tight fitting short sleeved yellow bodice and bustle skirt, decorated with pleats. Attached to the right of the figure is a photocopy showing the back view of a late 19th century costume from an unidentified museum collection. Unsigned by the artist.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

2000 (Painted, drawn)

Artist/maker

Brotherston, Lez, born 1961 (costume designers)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen & ink, paper collage, and watercolour, on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

' Hester ACT 2# + 3# '
Textual information; Vertically in the lower left hand side of the design.; handwriting; ink; Brotherston, Lez

Dimensions

Height: 305 mm, Width: 405 mm

Object history note

This costume design by Lez Brotherston is part of an extensive collection of designs donated to the Theatre Museum by the artist in 2002. The design was executed for a production of Oscar Wilde's play "A Woman of No Importance" performed at the Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre, January 12th 2000. The production was directed by Marianne Elliott and lit by Chris Davey.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Lez Brotherston for Alison McKenna as Hester Worsley in Act II & III of the play "A Woman of No Importance", Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, January 12th 2000.

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commission

Materials

Pencil; Ink; Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Painted, Drawn; Collage; Photocopying

Subjects depicted

Costume design; Plays

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Designs

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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