Costume design for Delilah in The Girl from Cook's

Maker and role
Artist: Irene Segalla, British, 1894-1982
Year
ca. 1927

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Media/materials
Watercolor and graphite on board
Measurements
12 1/2 x 10 1/4in (31.8 x 26cm)
Credit line
Gift of The Tobin Endowment
Accession number
TL2002.231.3
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Musical comedy by Robert Burnside. Produced at the Gaiety Theatre, London, 1927.
Further information
Inspired by Thomas J. Cook’s famous travel company, this musical comedy took visitors on a world tour of historic beauties. Biblical temptresses included not only Salome, but also Delilah, who permitted the Philistines to cut Samson's hair, the source of his God-given strength.

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