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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - Froh in 'Das Rheingold'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0012
Date: 1903
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for Froh who is depicted wearing a dome-shaped gold helmet, trimmed with foliage and with a golden boar on the crown, a short pale green and grey tunic decorated at the neckline with gold discs, and decorated on the skirt with rows of gold scrolls, with short draped sleeves fastened at the shoulders by gold roundels, a grey belt decorated with golden roundels, a white cloak with a pale grey and green border on the hem, gold armlets and gauntlets; and cross-gartered grey bandaging on his shins. He carries a sword and a round shield decorated with a large blazing sun. Next to the design is a thumbnail pencil sketch of a boar.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37.25 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Das Rheingold