Iridescent tulle ball dress

Cameo Garments was located in Wellington. They made "afternoon and cocktail dresses, as well as suits and fashion coats". This evening gown was owned by Hazel Tait from Christchurch. She loved to shop and wear fashionable clothes.

Details

Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Geraldine Tait
Copyright: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 New Zealand License
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: 46 Mercer Street, Wellington
Garment type: Evening gown
Material: Tulle, taffeta
Features: The iridescent effect is achieved by layering two different colours of tulle over each other and over the taffeta fabric.
Colour: Shades of pink, purple and blue
Label: Cameo Gowns
Date: Circa 1952