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RHODÊS dancing on 'MADAME BUTTERFLY' | Fashion design of the dress: Sarodja Devi Boeddai | Make up by Debora Heijne | Recorded in O42 in Nijmegen - The Netherlands in 1993 Music: Madame Butterfly of Malcom mc Laren The story of Madame Butterfly was originally written by John Luther Long. The music of the Opera was composed by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924). The libretto of the first Opera in 1904 is written by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.

It wasnt until the mid 18th century that the geisha profession was dominated by women. In the 19th century geishas were the equivalent of supermodels. The most well-known ones earned substantial incomes and influenced fashion and popular culture. In a world where women were either wives of prostitutes, geisha lived in separate communities known as the flower and willow world.

“Cio-Cio San”, cape with multi-colored butterflies made of feathers. Cadmium-colored silk dress. “Madama Butterfly”- Giacomo Puccini - 1904 550 heures pour l’application du camouflage de plumes.