"The Styx" Evening Dress (sans bolero), Elizabeth Hawes (American, 1903–1971): fall/winter 1936, American, silk. "...The crisscrossing of the taffeta portion of the bodice, coupled with the insertion of a draped collar of satin, adds textural and three dimensional effects. When worn with the bolero, it is not possible to see much of this detail as the cut of the hem follows the lines of the bodice, smoothing out the overall effect..."
Perhaps this "ungrounded" woman "believes" that snails are not as they are? Too large and not "air creatures". Let the snail be who it is, and maybe then life will be as it is meant to be. More discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/riwinermd/posts/10151596326202799?comment_id=212337397=0_comments=10