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.
ea) Suryashi Huang would wear something similar to this for her official court appearances. Hanbok are almost unbeatable for comfiness and ease of motion, and the wealth of color and gold on such a wonsam would rival anything Europe h