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[Jimmie Lee Cottingham]

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. Jimmie Lee Cottingham is the representing the McAllen Homemakers. The football suit was made of dehydrated bougainvillea leaves, grapefruit peel cut in diamonds and wrapped in cellophane. The football is covered with tangerine peel.

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: 71
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: February 14, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Hidalgo County - Weslaco
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 14, 1950
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. Jimmie Lee Cottingham is the representing the McAllen Homemakers. The football suit was made of dehydrated bougainvillea leaves, grapefruit peel cut in diamonds and wrapped in cellophane. The football is covered with tangerine peel.

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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: 2006.009.183a
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth21257
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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