The Victory Dress ~ Antique hand-stitched, homespun linen smock dress reworked with a patchwork feed sack snake appliqué that wraps around the body acting as a guardian and symbolizing healing, harmony, and regeneration.
Snake was constructed using 1930s feed sack quilt fabric and 1930s sugar sack typography. Various patches throughout, including antique hand-embroidered pansies and rice + flour sack typography spanning from the 1930s-1950s. Fat laces and grommets added by us.
Sewn by Jessica Smith in Long Beach, CA.
Shoulders: 19" across
Sleeve length: 20"
Antique textiles patched on an antique dress. Fabric used may have imperfections.
Handle with care ~ Hand wash cold with delicate soap + white distilled vinegar and line dry. Steam or iron. Also dry cleanable.
Free local pickup!
433 E 1st St.
Long Beach, CA 90802