Scalloped layer dress

This dress was designed by Bruce Papas for Milne & Choyce department store. The dress is drawn together by a handmade rose that was slightly darker than the organza, "making the midriff look very small".


Credit: Photo courtesy of Bruce Papas
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Designer: Bruce Papas
Manufacturing location: Milne & Choyce workroom, New North Road, Auckland
Garment type: Dress, shawl
Material: Silk organza
Features: The dress is embroidered to create the effect of layers of scalloped silk organza.
Colour: Pale pink
Label: Bruce Papos for Milne & Choyce
Date: Early 1960s