Circa 1910 Day dress by J. Franken, Brooklyn. Mauve and white silk print. Yoke inset in ivory crewel-embroidered net with standup collar & chiffon ruffle. Rose-colored silk ribbon edges neckline w/tiny bows in front. Pleats from shoulders to front & back midriff beneath wide embroidered yoke. Large buttons front and back; gold embroidered stars in each center. Ivory lace border at forearm and wrists. Back buttons w/ribbons and silk medallion tassels. Via Vintage Martini.
Sense of Healing - Maggie Ayres is a mixed media & textile artist who is passionate about texture, line and light, which she manipulates using a variety of materials, focusing primarily on natural fibres.