Chaka! Chapter 13: Have a Good Time, page 94.

As I would tell a writer from Circus magazine I was tired of the leather-and-feathers. "I'd like to wear some fabric for a change. I'd like it to be Eastern-looking—it could be tight-fitting and very little of it, maybe Arabian and Egyptian, all mixed up."

I sure was.

"I'm having a silver headdress made up now, with two real bird wings on it, like a Mercury's skull, the messenger," I continued.

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