| || Title: Caravan |
Author: Berkeley, Wayne
Description: Section in the band: Mirage.
Mirage won Band of the Year in the 1994 carnival competition.
Male costume consisting of a robe, head piece, shoulder piece and standard. The standard is the vacuum formed head and neck of a camel wearing a bridle with green and red tassels and a red and white saddle which ends in a purple and red fringed cape which flows down the pole. The head piece is an Arabic styled head cloth held in place with a red beaded gold diadem. The suit is two pieces: a red and purple tent hem striped tunic with a gold fringed hem and a djebellah in light and dark green stripes worn over it like a cape. The costume is completed by a edged black armour piece worn over the neck and finished with a tassel at the pointed end.
Source: Berkeley, Wayne 1994
Subject: Carnival Costumes
Keywords: COSTUMES - MALE; MIRAGE; ARABS; DESERT; ANIMALS; CAMEL; CARAVAN