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"Stage Egyptian style" headdress worn by Katherine Cornell in "Antony and Cleopatra"

Valentina1947

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York

Wig of braided synthetic hair on nylon net with headdress of antique gold braid and turquoise and gold floral beading; buckram frame covered with silk crepe. Worn by Katharine Cornell with costume, 64.45.20, for the role of Cleopatra in "Antony and Cleopatra."

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  • Title: "Stage Egyptian style" headdress worn by Katherine Cornell in "Antony and Cleopatra"
  • Creator: Valentina Sanina Schlee
  • Creator Birth Date: 1899
  • Creator Death Date: 1989
  • Date Created: 1947
  • Provenance: Worn by Katharine Cornell with costume, 64.45.20, for the role of Cleopatra in "Antony and Cleopatra."
  • Subject Keywords: Antony and Cleopatra (Play)
  • Type: Headdress
  • Medium: Gold braid, Silk (fiber), Buckram, Crepe (textile), Synthetic fiber, Nylon
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Valentina Sanina Schlee

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