Theatre costume

S.711-1985 T&P

Costume for ?Court Lady in Arthur Sullivan's opera Princess Ida, designed by James Wade. 'Crown' of clear acetate, with bands at the sides rising high at the front and lower at the back into high graduated curving spikes, their edges softened by white 'feather' painting, and set with silver faceted beads and large decorative studs. From the sides hang four graduated rows of iridescent pearls.

Location: In Storage

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