The Spring Maiden
By John Galsworthy
Starry-eyed is April morn,
Rain bells glitter on the thorn.
Birds are tuning down the lane
Patter song of fallen rain.
Spring can grieve, but Spring can be
Very life of minstrelsy!
-excerpt from Moods, Songs and Doggerels. Reprinted by permission of Charles Scribner's Sons in the anthology Through Fairy Halls of My Bookhouse (Olive Beaupre Miller, Chicago The Bookhouse for Children Publishers, 1920)
The Wee Folk, are Celtic woodland sprites, entities between spirit and human, also known as "sidhe" (pronounced "shee").
The Spring Maiden serves the Queen in her dress and care.
There are two of these dresses for sale-each is one of a kind. Each is crafted from natural birch bark and dried tulip flowers. One has a lichen cummerbund and the other has a bramble underskirt. Specify which one you'd like on our Etsy page.