Menu for Brazilian Night Gala dinner at the Shamrock Hotel in Houston, Texas. Carmen Miranda starred in the show. Cover artwork entitled "Chola Making Thread" by Ada Peacock and provided by Moore-McCormack Lines.
(1952). "Chola Making Thread by Ada Peacock, Menu for Brazilian Night Gala dinner." http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36797.
Carmen Miranda, the Brazilian bombshell, brought to American audiences a seductive surface: the exoticism of South America, a sensuality tempered by caricature, and outlandish costumes. (From Carmen Miranda's Official Website.)
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