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  • Place of origin:

    Ireland (drawn)

  • Date:

    20th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    MacNamara, Gerald, born 1866 - died 1938 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Rupert Mason

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DT6B

Physical description

Celtic tunic design for a chapter on 'Irish costume and the Theatre' in 'Robes of Thespis.'

Place of Origin

Ireland (drawn)


20th century (drawn)


MacNamara, Gerald, born 1866 - died 1938 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on paper


Height: 29 cm sheet, Width: 15.3 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by Gerald MacNamara, Celtic tunic design for the chapter on 'Irish costume and the Theatre' in 'Robes of Thespis', pen and ink on paper, Ireland, 20th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Department of Prints and Drawings, Theatre Costume Design in the Victoria and Albert Museum Colour Microfiche, Emmett Microform, 1983
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929


Paper; Ink



Subjects depicted

Tunic; Belt; Costume; Theatre; Swords; Theatre costume; Kilt


Drawings; Designs; Entertainment & Leisure; Clothing; Theatre


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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