Many characters in this parade were taken from various photos from Louisiana in good times and Mardi Gras. The Gator Costume and Jazz Man are Symbols of the South. The Dragon float was created from a memory of a previous parade. The other characters were added from thought and memory of pictures seen and costumes warn.This piece is a Mixed Media Original Acrylic Painting. It includes 3 dimensional gold glitter paint on two of the characters and metallic ink in the background. Intended to give an Antique Feel.