I made it to the Vintage Market in Berwick today.  Didn’t get to the Mind, Body and Spirit show as I blew the budget at the first stop.  Along with some wonderful lace I came home with a very special skirt.

I took some quick pictures for you and will take more tomorrow.  Its been cut down from another piece – a dress?  Not sure, but its the real thing in terms of metalwork embroidery and it is really heavy.

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10 thoughts on “The Red Skirt

  • 24/10/2010 at 4:12 pm

    Totally gorgeous, Helen, and worth every cent of your budget! Are you planning on wearing it or is it going to form part of your art?

  • 25/10/2010 at 10:16 am

    This is beautiful Helen. It looks like a traditional Indian wedding dress to me. Not a sari, but the name escapes me at the moment. A friend of mine wore one for her wedding, it was so heavy because the threads were real gold.
    Looking forward to seeing what you do with it.

  • 25/10/2010 at 10:45 am

    Wow! That would turn any occasion into a marvellous party!

  • 25/10/2010 at 3:29 pm

    what a fantastic find that skirt is – glad to have found you again Helen – love Janice

  • 26/10/2010 at 2:12 pm

    wow – that red is so intense. I would love to wear it today, when everything is grim, grey and cold outside, to remind me of summer.

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