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Desdemona and Emilia

Image TitleDesdemona and Emilia
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-
Audley, Maxine, 1923-1992
ObjectCostume rendering
Dimensions7 1/2 x 8
DescriptionCostume renderings for Desdemona and Emilia in Othello, Arrival at Cyprus: Desdemona in dress, mostly red, white at high neck, white shawl and gloves, white scarf wrapped over head. Emilia in brown dress with bodice over white blouse, blue shawl.
InscriptionEmilia, lower right corner. """"Arrival at Cyprus,"""" bottom center. """"Desdemona,"""" lower left corner. All in manuscript hand.
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 Number511017-034
Collection TitleMotley Collection of Theatre and Costume Design (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library)