The love affair that inspired the Rolls Royce hood ornament

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The Rolls Royce mascot is a sculpture, known properly as “The Spirit of Ecstasy”, or improperly as “Bend Over, I’ll Drive”.

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I’d heard it was inspired by Loie Fuller, a dance hall artist known for her Serpentine Dance with large silk wings that resemble the ones on the emblem.

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