Cowl neck dress & swing coat

This coat and cowl neck dress was made by Bruce Papas for Mavis Jaggar-Smith. Bruce sourced the Chinoiserie print cotton of the coat from a furnishing shop. Read more about Bruce Papas in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication, A Certain Style.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira
Designer: Bruce Papas
Manufacturing location: Titirangi, Auckland
Garment type: Dress, coat
Material: Cotton (coat)
Features: The coat has a bold print of pheasants & flowers.
Label: Bruce Papas Model
Date: 1980s