This Horrockses dress was worn by Norma Evans daughter Annette. Norma made most of the family’s clothes but eventually she says, "it came to a stage when it was cheaper to buy".
The Horrockses label was made in New Zealand by California Productions, Chancery Street in Auckland.
Norma and Bob Evans Family Clothing Collection at Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa (1996.22.756)
Image © Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa
Chancery Street, Auckland
This floral cotton double-breasted dress has a large collar and reveres, short sleeves with cuffs and full skirt with unpressed pleats. The wide belt has a covered buckle.