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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a member of the Female Populace in 'Aida'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0462
Date: 1901
Description: Watercolour and ink sketch for a member of the Female Populace who is depicted wearing a black wig with a red headband, a red and white decoratively patterned collar, a white pleated sleeveless tunic, a yellow, green, and red decoratively patterned sarong worn over the top and secured with a red sash, and brown sandals. She carries branches in both hands. The note '4' on the front of the design denotes the number of costumes to be made from this design. Wearer names noted on the front of the design are: Falzari, Galleischa (unclear), Schusman (unclear), Gerber.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Aida