née theodosia burr goodman
Arab Death, with snakes. (Formerly with much more eye makeup, but this was taken at the very end of the evening.)
A loose inspiration, obviously, but one cannot really create an eight-foot train of peacock feathers on a nonprofit salary.
-black velvet dress, purchased at thrift store and altered from long-sleeved down to sleeveless/backless
-three rubber snakes from the dollar store, spray-painted gold
-long fake pearl necklace
-lots of gold ribbon to tie things to my head
-$3 fan from Chinatown
-loads of gold braid
-58 peacock feathers
...put together with Matty's sewing machine, a surprising amount of dental floss, and more hot glue than is healthy.