[Hansen]

[Hansen]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
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. Miss Hansen is wearing a Charro outfit (Spanish Cavalier), the bolero and skirt are made of orange peel in cellophane, cummer bund, blouse and sleeve ruffles are made of dried grapefruit membrane, trim is made lemon peel, and the hat is made of eggplant peel decorated with bachelor buttons. Total cost to make this outfit was $5 dollars.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum
[Nanelle Posey]

[Nanelle Posey]

Date: unknown
Creator: Badger Studio
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. Nanelle is representing the Theta Mu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. The authentic Dutch costume is made of 3 bushels of grapefruit 2 1/2 bushels of bachelor buttons, 1/2 bushel of sage, 7 bushels of parsley, and 6 dozen mums. Total Cost: $8.00, Time: 359 hours.
Contributing Partner: Weslaco Museum