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Title: Cactus Gold
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section in the band: Les Bijoux.
Les Bijoux placed 2nd in the 1997 carnival competition.
Female costume consists of a one-piece bathing suit, head piece and piece attached to the seat of the masquerader's pants. The colours depicted are various shades of gold: white gold, yellow gold and red gold. The head piece and seat piece consist of two parts: a gold radiating sunflower attached to the front of the varying long feathers. The head piece has an additional fringe of diamonds falling along the base of the head piece. Red armbands complete the costume.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1997
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: CACTUS ; GOLD; LES BIJOUX; JEWELS; COSTUMES - FEMALE
Copyright: NALIS


Title: Candy Cactus
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section in the band: Mirage.
Mirage won Band of the Year in the 1994 carnival competition.
Female costume consisting of a head piece and suit. It depicts the fruit produced by cactus found in deserts and the meaty centres of which are mixed with sugar to make "cactus candy". The head piece is a replica of the cactus plant attached to a helmet. The suit is a one piece black, asymmetrical bathing suit with the pattern of the red cactus flower. A spiky green cactus is attached to one hip. The costume is completed by the red and black armbands and a string of beads carried by the masquerader.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1994
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: CANDY CACTUS; PLANTS; CACTUS; COSTUMES - FEMALE; MIRAGE
Copyright: NALIS


Title: Capricornis
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section in the band: Mirage.
Mirage won Band of the Year in the 1994 carnival competition.
Female costume which depicts the capricornis plant found in the desert of Northern Mexico consisting of a head piece, shoulder piece and suit. The head piece is a yellow capricornis flower worn on the crown of a yellow helmet. The shoulder piece is the green leaves and vines of the flower, spread like a cape from a tight neckband. The suit is a yellow two piece bathing suit and the costume is finished with a yellow flower attached to a green thigh band.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1994
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: CAPRICORNIS; PLANTS; CACTUS; COSTUMES - FEMALE; MIRAGE; ANIMALS; GOAT
Copyright: NALIS


Title: Durango Cactus
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: A section in the band: Mirage.
Mirage won the Band of the Year in the 1994 carnival competition.
Male costume consisting of a head piece, shoulder piece and suit. The head piece is a simple green cactus on a gold diadem. The shoulder piece consists of tall green cacti attached to black and white shoulder and underarm rings. The suit consists of green baggy breeches with the white cacti flowers, held together with a gold belt, tucked into knee high black boots. The costume is completed by green armbands, puffy at the upper arms and tight from elbow to wrist.
The cactus is called, "rachette" in Trinidad and Tobago.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1994
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: COSTUMES - MALE; MIRAGE; PLANTS; RACHETTE; CACTUS
Copyright: NALIS


Title: Nocturne Cactus
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section in the band: Mirage.
Mirage won Band of the Year in the 1994 carnival competition.
Female costume consisting of a dress and head piece. The suit is a blue dress, Hawaiian in style, crossed over at the neck and with a multi-coloured, multi-patterned hem and a large sunflower attached to one hip. The head piece is a helmet covered in yellow sunflowers resting on a bed of green leaves. The costume is completed by the jewelry: oval shaped gold earrings, gold beaded necklace and a string of gold beads carried by the masquerader attached to the wrists like bands.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1994
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: COSTUMES - FEMALE; NOCTURNE CACTUS; PLANTS; SUNFLOWER; CACTUS; MIRAGE
Copyright: NALIS


Title: Old Man Cactus
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section in the band: Mirage.
Mirage won Band of the Year in the 1994 carnival competition.
Male costume despicting a well known cactus, consisting of a standard, head piece, sash and suit. The head piece and sash are green and silver which represents the young plant that bears a long, wavy silver beard. The sash is worn across the body and the head piece is long and shaggy. The suit is a pair of green bathing trunks and the masquerader wears a legband and armband in the same style and fabric. A simple white pole is carried in the hand.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1994
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: PLANTS; CACTUS; OLD MAN CACTUS; COSTUMES - MALE; MIRAGE
Copyright: NALIS


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