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Albert Witzel, Theda Bara as Cleopatra, Hand-colored silver gelatin photograph, 1917

Vaslav Nijinsky and Serafima Astafieva in ‘Cleopatre’, 1912

1912 Vaslav Nijinsky and Tamara Karsavina as Zobeida and The Golden Slave in Schéhérazade of The Ballets Russes

Egyptian headdress. Because I fucking want one.

Egyptian Headpiece (for Luxor Casino) 2001 by Salvatore Salamone like the Falcon Headdress from Egypt! I ADORE this head piece; the layers of the material and her make up and the small details.

1900 - French Art Nouveau Style Postcard

1900 - French Art Nouveau Style Postcard

Lady brooch/pendant designed by Georges Fouquet

Two beautiful Art Nouveau brooches

Are Nouveau brooch/pendant by Georges Fouquet in the late century. Face and hair are made of carved chalcedony, applied with plique-à-jour enamel and highlighted with cabochon and circular-cut rubies, circular-cut and rose diamonds, suspending a pearl.

Vintage photo

Maude Fealy (March 1883 – November was an American stage and film actress who appeared in nearly every film made by Cecil B. DeMille in the post silent film era. Also appeared in Gillette Play, Sherlock Holmes.

Vintage Halloween butterfly costume.

A cabaret dancer wearing a fantastic butterfly costume at the Folies Bergere theatre, Paris, Circa 1910 (click through for a collection of cabaret dancers,