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

Collection: Costume Collection
Object number: ROH/PRO/COS/0002420
Date: 1963
Description: Bright pink satin collar covered in white tulle, with points edged in rows of silver sequins. The collar is embroidered in silver gilt thread and further decorated with large blue plastic beads and rhinestones, silver stars embroidered in gold thread, and beaded tassels. Worn with dress ROH/PRO/COS/0002418, coat ROH/PRO/COS/0002419, sleeves ROH/PRO/COS/0002421, headdress ROH/PRO/COS/0005741, and necklace ROH/PRO/COS/0005740.
Maker: Wardrobe Department
Costume designer: Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton
Wearer: Amy Shuard, 1963 - 1973
Wearer: Birgit Nilsson, 1967 - 1971
Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Copyright: © ROH Collections
Condition: Good.Some tarnishing to silver gilt ribbon.
Related production: Turandot (1963)