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Watercolour - Bride in Old Costume, Abruzzi

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1931P968.579
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1910 - 1928

Maker Information

Artist:Estella Canziani - View biography for Estella Canziani


This is one of a group of watercolours by Estella Canziani in the Birmingham Collection. They are particularly valuable in providing documentary information on the clothes and associated lifestyle of the local people living in remote villages in Northern Italy. 'All material is made in the village, and for other occasions there is a herb which will dye the skirts green in the cauldron. The old wedding dress, although more gorgeous in colour, is markedly different from the costumes in other parts of the Abruzzi.' (Estella Canziani, 1913)

Presented by Estella Canziani, 1931.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
School/Style:Arts and Crafts
Medium:Watercolour with touches of bodycolour.

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Height:293 mm
Width:211 mm