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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a Treasure Bearer in 'Aida'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0450
Date: 1901
Description: Watercolour and ink sketch for a Treasure Bearer who is depicted wearing a yellow and white headdress, a red, white, and blue decoratively patterned collar, white and blue armlets, a white sarong tucked up into the waistband to form pantaloons, a yellow sash with fringing, and brown sandals. He carries a yellow and orange jug. The note '3' on the front of the design denotes the number of costumes to be made from this design. A handwritten note on the front of the design is unclear.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Alternative number: CT668
Related work: Aida