Maid of Honour (Costume design for 'Queen Victoria')

WAG 1662


This watercolour painting depicts the designs for two female figures from the play 'Queen Victoria'. An inscription below the figures on the left reads 'Maid of honour'. The figure on the left has brown hair styled in ringlets with a white accessory. They are wearing a white and green evening gown. The costume features a green off the shoulder overdress with bows on the sleeves and white frills on the necline with a white underskirt or dress. The figure on the right is wearing blonde hair up in a bun and has earings. They are wearing a yellow of the shoulder evening gown with white material at the sleeves and a white tiered underskirt or dress. Both figures are wearing white gloves. An inscription to the upper right of the figure on the right reads 'white gloves'.