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Hats: Magic Flute, Casanova, Turandot...

A selection of fanciful millinery from several operas are clustered into a column of shimmery opulence. The velour dreadlocks that dangle from Turandot’s conical caps; the Romanesque helmets crafted from gilded leather, rope and feathers; the bejeweled turbans from Casanova; and golden veils from The Magic Flute, all suggest the exotic landscapes—fictitious and real—evoked in these operas.

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