There are 3 Vintage Baby Dresses in this series. Each one telling its own story of who wore it and the things it heard. Some stand alone as sculptures and some are wall hangings.
Most of the embellishing of each dress happens after it is dipped in hot beeswax. The story starts to form the minute the dress is cooled. A Broken Heart? An Abandoned Bird’s Nest, complete with unhatched eggs? Bottles Filled with Words Never Spoken? Melted Dreams?
I find great joy in vintage photos, hand sewing and the eeriness of the beeswax giving the fragile fabric a translucent appearance.
These dresses, and their quiet stories, literally take my breath away.
CLICK on image for detailed view. $500 each.
SORRY, WE CANNOT SHIP OUTSIDE THE US
New Beginnings- 24”hx10”w. Vintage dress dipped in beeswax, with a laced window torn in the front to expose real quail eggs, topped with a birds egg. New Beginnings is a standing or hanging sculpture.
American Dream-20”hx18”w. Vintage baby dress dipped in beeswax with a window torn in the front of the dress; the torn window frames a cabinet card. The cabinet card is the photo of a young couple on their wedding day. American Dream is a hanging sculpture.