by Brother Grimm
The first costume was made up of cotton that was dyed using brusho inks with screen printed forest imagery over the top. Detailed with ribbon and leaf ribbon with some embroidery.
The Beautiful Child has a simple t-shirt and shorts that are dyed brown with wool, moss, bark and pheasant feathers layer over the top accordingly. Along with a head peice made from branches and clay attached to a hair band with beads, feathers, ivy, flowers dipped and cast in resin for decoration.
There was once a poor woman who had two children. The youngest had to go every day into the forest to fetch wood. Once when she had gone a long way to seek it, a little child, who was quite strong, came and helped her industriously to pick up the wood and carry it home, and then before a moment had passed the strange child disappeared. The child told her mother this, but at first she would not believe it. At length she brought a rose home, and told her mother that the beautiful child had given her this rose, and had told her that when it was in full bloom, he would return. The mother put the rose in water. One morning her child could not get out of bed, the mother went to the bed and found her dead, but she lay looking very happy. On the same morning, the rose was in full bloom.