Series "The Clan", Breastplate number 2
Series "The Clan", Breastplate number 2 - Breastplate fragment on base - 2020
Here, the artist positions herself as an explorer, an archaeologist and reveals and highlights details of clothing, "second skins" as she calls them. Like a treasure found, each fragment is delicately preserved and sublimated.
Composition: Linen, real gold thread, plant dyeing with cutch wood, indigo, cochineal, pinecones scales, wood and metal base.
Techniques: Handmade weaving, plant dyeing, pinecones scales embtroideries, sewing, woodwork.
Dimensions: 50cm wide x 42cm high