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Theda Bara Cleopatra Long Pearl Bra and Jewel Tassel, and Salome Gold Pantaloons with Pearls.   1918’s Salome,  in some film historian’s judgement, surpassed Cleopatra. Indeed,    Theda Bara threw herself passionately into the role of the infamous  biblical temptress, causing a sensation. This lot presents pieces from  both Cleopatra and Salome — the Queen of the Nile’s  plunging bejeweled bra, and Herod’s stepdaughter’s gold pantaloons with  pearls. Faux jewel

Theda Bara Cleopatra Long Pearl Bra and Jewel Tassel, and Salome Gold Pantaloons with Pearls. Salome, in some film historian’s judgement, surpassed Cleopatra. Indeed, Theda Bara threw herself.

Miss Darragh (aka Letitia Marion Dallas) being Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare at the Queen's Theatre in Manchester, 1908 BeingCleopatra.blogspot.com

Miss Darragh (aka Letitia Marion Dallas) in Antony and Cleopatra 1908

Lillie Langtry, Photography by W. & D. Downey, 1891

At the Savoy in Mayfair

Lily Langtry as Cleopatra. Lily was a stage actress in the late to early She was also the Mistress of the King of England for a time!

DOLCIS Cleopatra Sandals illustrated 40's  ad VOGUE (U.K) May 1946. (minkshmink…

DOLCIS Cleopatra Sandals illustrated 40's ad VOGUE (U.K) May 1946. (minkshmink…

1930s PALMOLIVE SHAMPOO Vintage Advertisement Illustration by Christian Montone, via Flickr

PALMOLIVE SHAMPOO Vintage Advertisement Illustration by Christian Montone, via ads commercial ads commercial ads

Theda Bara in the original silent Cleopatra full length portrait 720-20

Theda Bara in the original silent Cleopatra full length portrait 720-20

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