19 inches tall by 6 inches wide
One Of A Kind
Inspired by a photograph by Eudora Welty from the 1930’s.
Hair is of fine dark charcoal mohair yarn, sewn and twisted
and into a sculptural form.
Over skirt and wing shapes in the center of the over shirt,
has circular cutwork backed with the Norwegian wool. Small wool felt birds, leaves and seed beads
create a three-dimensional element. Border on the overskirt is vintage trim
A spray of wool felt leaves, flowers and floral wire crown.
Vintage lace slip, vintage cotton bloomers.
Arms are outstretched with wings.
Fabric shoes replicate the pattern in the dress with very
small silk ribbon flowers.
Stands on a round
base with seed beads, felt border with gold thread stitching