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Signed and dated costume design by Attilio Comelli - a Rhine Maiden in 'Das Rheingold'

Collection: Attilio Comelli Design Collection
Object number: ROH/COM/DES/COS/0017
Date: 1903
Description: Watercolour and pencil design for a Rhine Maiden who is depicted wearing a white wig and a gauzy veil decorated with riverweed, a silver bra with shell-shaped cups, silver jewellery on the upper half of the body, a long draped skirt of a semi-transparent pale blue and silver, and riverweeds decorating the waist and one arm. There is also a thumbnail pencil sketch on the front of the design of the silver bra.
Costume designer: Attilio Comelli
Dimensions: height 37.25 cm; width 27 cm
Condition: Good.
Related work: Das Rheingold