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Headdress worn by Amy Shuard and Birgit Nilsson as Princess Turandot in the Covent Garden Opera Company production of 'Turandot' (1963)

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0005741
Date: 1963
Description: Large elaborate headdress with coloured stones, some on the ends of curved wires, and a gold pineapple shaped ornament in the centre. Tiered stones hang down on each side and there is an integral Japanese style wig. Worn with necklace ROH/PRO/COS/0005740, collar ROH/PRO/COS/0002420, coat ROH/PRO/COS/0002419, dress ROH/PRO/COS/0002418, and sleeves ROH/PRO/COS/0002421.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton
Wearer: Amy Shuard, 1963 - 1974
Wearer: Birgit Nilsson, 1967 - 1971
Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.
Acquisition Method: Donation
Related production: Turandot (1963)