Sheath dress & edge to edge coat

This Thai silk ensemble was designed by Joan Talbot, owner of the Vulcan Lane business Tarantella. Her designs were sold under two labels - Tarantella and also Caprice.


Photographer: Frances Carter
Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Across the Board
Designer: Joan Talbot
Manufacturing location: 27 Vulcan Lane, Auckland
Garment type: Dress, coat
Material: Thai silk
Features: A handmade ceramic button, padded rouleau self-fabric belt
Colour: Teal
Label: Tarantella (dress), Caprice (coat)
Date: Late 1960s