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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a Harp Player in 'Aida'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0449
Date: 1909
Description: Watercolour and ink sketch for a Harp Player who is depicted wearing a black wig and a red, white, and bronze headdress, a blue and green necklace, bronze armlets, a white pleated tunic with a dark and light blue decoratively patterned bodice, and a pale blue and gold decoratively patterned sash secured around the hips. The note '8' on the front of the design denotes the number of costumes to be made from this design. An ink stamp on the back of the design reads: The property of the Grand Opera Syndicate, Covent Garden Theatre.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 28 cm; width 19 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Aida