[Pat Arrington]

Description:

An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Pat Arrington is wearing a Buckskin dress made of finely ground corn meal, trimmings made of eggplant, redish, orange and lemon peel, green pepper, pop corn, papaya seeds, war bonnet is made of roses, bougainvillea, bachelor buttons and chrysanthemums.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Hidalgo County - Weslaco
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Weslaco Museum
Collection(s):
Agricultural Design: Creating Fashion from Fruit, Vegetables, and Flowers
Usage:
Total Uses: 105
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: February 14, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Hidalgo County - Weslaco
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

An Entry in Weslaco's annual "Birthday Party" fashion show. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce to highlight the fruit and vegetables grown in the Rio Grande Valley, area citizens created and modeled clothing made from local fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Pat Arrington is wearing a Buckskin dress made of finely ground corn meal, trimmings made of eggplant, redish, orange and lemon peel, green pepper, pop corn, papaya seeds, war bonnet is made of roses, bougainvillea, bachelor buttons and chrysanthemums.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Weslaco Birthday Party
Partner:
Weslaco Museum
Collection:
Agricultural Design: Creating Fashion from Fruit, Vegetables, and Flowers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2006.009.284
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21127
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public