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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a High Priest in 'Aida'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0441
Date: 1901
Description: Watercolour and ink sketch for a High Priest who is depicted wearing a black wig, a headband decorated with a snake's head, a cerise and white decoratively patterned collar, cerise and white patterned armlets, a cerise and white robe decoratively patterned with stripes and stylized lotus flowers, brown sandals, and a whole leopard pelt tied over one shoulder. The note '4' on the front of the design denotes the number of costumes to be made from this design.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Aida