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Desdemona: Act I, Scene iii

Image TitleDesdemona: Act I, Scene iii
Performance TitleOthello
Opening Performance Date1951
TheaterSt. James's Theatre (London, England)
AuthorShakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Associated People (Director)Welles, Orson, 1915-1985
Associated People (Actor)Ure, Gudrun, 1926-
ObjectCostume rendering
Dimensions11 1/4 x 15 1/2
DescriptionCostume rendering for Desdemona in Act I, Scene iii, Senate Scene, in Othello: flowing cream satin dress, red gauze cloak with hood. Gold-colored and white earrings, gold-colored and white brooch, gold-colored ring on right hand, gold-colored bracelet on each wrist. Dress, pale yellow, satin
Cloak, red, gauze
Earring, moderate yellow, white (neutral)
Brooch, moderate yellow, white (neutral)
Finger ring, moderate yellow
Bracelet (jewelry), moderate yellow
Othello, Desdamona (sic), Senate Scene
cream satin dress, MO30 red gauze cloak, in manuscript hand upper right corner.
Style or PeriodLate Italian Renaissance
c. 1500-1550
Production notes
Subject I (AAT)costume design
costumes (character dress)
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 Number511017-001
Collection TitleMotley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library)