silk cocoons, cotton threads and strings and wood
47" x 8"x 4"
The muted colors of the materials and simple forms, lines and textures combine to express the reverence I feel for the beauty and sensuality of nature. attached with archival glue. The fine fibers, called shoddy, are supplied from a recycling factory. The strings are from deconstructed cotton fabric The cocoons are imported from India, China and Japan and they are cleaned and stuffed with cotton and attached to the wood with archival glue. Shown in one person exhibition in April 2012, "Strings and Things" held in conjunction with Fiber Philadelphia.