Added Dec 29, 2010
This is a project I did a couple of years ago from vintage lace doilies, silk curtains and linen tablecloth with lace edging.
I didn’t use a pattern, just made it on my mannequin so it has a sculptural quality. I sold the top separately but still have the skirt.
The skirt laces up the high waisted back ( no picture) with eyelet closures and eagle feathers that dangle from the botton of the leather lacing.
I found the eagle feathers floating on the surface of a lake close to where I live. I watched the eagle bathing in the lily pads and when it flew up into the cedar tree to dry off it opened it’s wings to the wind. I watched as some of his feathers fell out and landed on the surface of the water then paddled over to collect them. This is a very special garment to me.
vintage linens and laces,silk curtains, mother of pearl buttons, eagle feathers
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