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Title: Mah Jong Flowers
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section in the band: Play the Game.
Female costume consisting of a standard, head piece, back piece and suit. The standard is a pink flower on a beige and gold rectangle, the traditional shape of the mah jong tiles. The back piece consists of a large pink flower on a green stalk projecting from either side of the masquerader's back. The head piece is a pair of carnations, one pink, the other yellow, and a gold comb with multi-coloured balls and tassels. The suit is a short yellow kimono with long sleeves with a floral pattern; the skirt has box pleats egded in purple. The kimono is worn under a one shouldered pale pink tunic with purple, green, yellow and brown edging and a pink flower pattern. The costume is completed by the pink fishnet stockings and the gold shoes.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1968
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: COSTUMES - FEMALE; GAMES; CHINESE; MAH JONG; FLOWERS; KIMONO; CARNATION
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