Dress with black flocked spots

There is a picture of Norma Evans wearing this dress with a black braided straw hat, jet home-made starburst brooch, black gloves, shoes and bag which are all in the Rotorua Museum collection.


Credit: Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa (1996.22.474)
Copyright: Image © Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa
Maker: Norma Evans
Manufacturing location: Rotomahana, Rotorua District
Garment type: Day dress
Material: Taffeta
Features: This mid-calf length dress has a flocked motif of black spots. The garment has a full circular skirt which is enhanced by pleats, and a cross-over bodice with two shoulder pleats. The dress has cap sleeves, V neckline and a side zip.
Colour: Teal/grey with black spots
Date: Circa 1959