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Theatre costume

Theatre costume

  • Place of origin:

    London

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris Angel & Sons Ltd (Costumier)

  • Museum number:

    S.151-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

'Choga' coat of silver tinsel brocade. Down the chest are silver lace braids and blue satin piping, simulating a curved cut front and undershirt of the same fabric. The curve, edges and cuffs of the coat are outlined in silver lace braids and diamante. the mandarin collar is edged with blue satin. the coat fastens down centre front with hooks and eyes, the edge being set with six elliptical diamante buttons. Lined with grey art silk repp.

Place of Origin

London

Artist/maker

Morris Angel & Sons Ltd (Costumier)

Marks and inscriptions

' Morris Angel & Son Ltd / 119 Shaftesbury Avenue, / London W.C. / Date '
Trade label

' G H Elliott Esq '
Written label

Dimensions

Weight: 2.4 kg Coat, trousers, lanyard, Width: 60 cm Coat, elbow to elbow (widest part), Length: 97 cm Coat, collar to hem, Width: 65 cm Trousers, hip to hip, Length: 116 cm Trousers, waist to hem, Width: 23 cm Lanyard, widest part, Length: 85 cm Lanyard, total length

Descriptive line

'Choga' coat of silver tinsel broacde worn by G H Elliott in an unidentified production

Materials

Brocade; Braid; Piping (trimming); Diamante; Satin; Silk (textile)

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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