How long can a theatrical costume survive? I'f you're ever worked in a costume shop, you know how hard the stage, lights, and actors are on their costumes. Most well made stage garments need constant cleaning and repair just to get them through the run of the show. Which is why the story of Ellen Terry's Lady MacBeth Costume is so remarkable. Covered in natural, shimmering beetle wing sequins, and famously immortalized by John Singer Sergeant, the dress is more than 120 years old, and has found a new life. Read more about it in the Daily Mail Online.