Cape worn by Liz Taylor in "Cleopatra". Leather and gold ~ designed to look like wings of a Phoenix. Thin strips of gold leather,embellished with thousands of seed beads, bugle beads and bead-anchored sequins.
This is a picture of Elizabeth Taylor in the 1963 version of Cleopatra. Her looks in the movie inspired an Egyptian influence in fashion. She also influenced a heavier eye makeup look through her look in the film.