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Elizabeth Taylor Headdress from "Cleopatra"
A period headdress worn by Elizabeth Taylor as she portrayed the Egyptian queen in the Academy Award winning film "Cleopatra" (20th Century Fox, 1963). The piece was designed by Irene Sharaff (who won an Academy Award for the film for Best Costume Design), and is constructed of a fitted nylon cap, having a gold woven netted base, having affixed synthetic white flowers, gold leaves and bunches small gold beads. A label inside reads: "Made To Order/Rex/Beverly Hills/California."