Have your investigation skills given you an answer yet?
It’s grapefruit peels! The photo, which comes from Messy Nessy Chic, is the “Photo du jour.” The photo is apparently from the 1930’s and is being worn by the woman to celebrate the beginning of the harvest in the fertile Rio Grand Delta. Can you imagine how amazing she must smell?
Although it doesn’t say how the pieces are sew together, there must be at least some thread woven in between to keep everything in place and not falling off her body. As for how she sat while in that dress, is also a mystery, but who cares? It’s grapefruit peels!
Photo: Messy Nessy Chic