SNAKE NOUVEAU DRESS

HAND-EMBROIDERED SCARLET PAILLETTE, JET BLACK BEAD, METALLIC NUT ROUNDEL, MATTE GOLD PAILLETTE AND BUGLE.

150GR BLACK SILK GEORGETTE BASE, BLACK SILK GEORGETTE LINING, BIAS BLACK SILK CHIFFON TRIM.

-EMBROIDERY: 230 HOURS

“THE BEAUTIFUL [RED-BELLIED BLACK] SNAKE, which APPEARS to be unprovided with tubular teeth or fangs, and consequently not of a poisonous nature, is three, sometimes four, feet in nature.” - GEORGE KEARSLEY SHAW, ZOOLOGY OF NEW HOLLAND [1794]