In Brazil, due to the abundance of soapstone mines local artisans craft objects sold in street markets. Some of the oldest towns, still have some of their streets paved with soapstone from colonial times.
Such a pretty stone for a very pretty cotton silk simple dress. Lace Panels on the sleeves and skirt and cotton silk centre front with mini spot embroidery. Drawstring tassel trim waistband and tie front neckline with nude cotton silk slip to show off the lace details to the best advantage.