Feather Wrap

Lewis, Anna (2003) Feather Wrap. [Artefact] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A large one-off, feather wrap (100cm x 40cm) made from white stripped goose feathers and printed with butterfly wings and individually hand tied in a grid formation with invisible thread. The research question explores the possibilities of producing visual metaphors for the delicate and ghost-like nature of memory. The aim was to create a piece which reflected this fragility and delicacy. The piece is wearable but challenges conventional perceptions about jewellery and wearability and the value of materials.

Item Type: Artefact
Additional Information: Citation: LEWIS, A. 1 August- 13 September 2003. Feather Wrap. Jewellery meets Textiles. London: Contemporary Applied Arts..
Uncontrolled Keywords: garments, feathers, printing by hand, memory, materials
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
Divisions: Faculties > Faculty of Art and Design
Depositing User: John Dalling
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2010 15:22
Last Modified: 18 May 2017 10:09
URI: http://repository.uwtsd.ac.uk/id/eprint/82

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