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Flute as Thisbe

Image TitleFlute as Thisbe
Performance TitleMidsummer Night's Dream
Opening Performance Date1954
TheaterRoyal Shakespeare Theatre (Stratford-upon-Avon, England)
AuthorShakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Associated People (Director)Devine, George, 1910-1966
Associated People (Actor)Bannen, Ian, 1928-1999
ObjectCostume rendering
Dimensions13 1/4 x 18 1/2
DescriptionCostume rendering for Flute as Thisbe in Midsummer Night's Dream: white turban with gold-colored jewelry at front and brown spikes at top. White veil over nose and mouth. Knee-length, long-sleeved pink dress with white at bottom, over black tights with white stripes. White cloth tied in back to look like a cape. Black sandals.
InscriptionA Midsummer Nights Dream: Flute, Play costume, Thisbe
Ian Bannen, in manuscript hand, upper right corner.
Style or PeriodArchaic Greek with Eastern influence
c. 500 B.C.
Assyria, Persia, Phrygia
Production notes
Subject I (AAT)costume design
costumes (character dress)
white (color)
vivid yellow
brown (color)
veils (headcloths)
dresses (garments)
pink (color)
tights (opaque stockings)
black (color)
Subject II (TGMI)Theatrical productions
Costume Design drawings
Subject III (LCSH)Theater--History
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For questions regarding these materials, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Inventory Number540323-019
Collection TitleMotley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library)