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Costumer designers Connie Furr and Jan Jewett dedicated themselves to documenting the costumes of the famed entertainer in the book Liberace Extravaganza!, a fascinating study of the clothes and designers who made him great.
Costume and fur design by Michael Travis and Anna Nateece
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Costume design by Anna Nateece
Liberace bought the cape from actress June Havoc, the sister of Gypsy Rose Lee and had it redesigned by Nateece for his show. (It looks and feels eerily like human hair, according to the authors.)