A Relic

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I’ve been working on some new art lately.

One of the boxes of odd objects that I displayed as part of Jane’s and my show in Jasper held tomatillo husks that I collected in my garden last fall. I combined the husks with a wonderful little bit of clothing (used just as it came to me with a safety pin holding it together), some beads, and some cast off silk thread.

It’s no more than 5″ tall and hangs from a pin in a shadow box.

It’s been accepted into the Working Together show at the Evansville Museum put on in conjunction with the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. Yay!

9 thoughts on “A Relic”

  1. The safety pin speaks volumes. This piece views extremely well in a photograph, which I appreciate since I may not have the opportunity to see it “live” for a long time. Congrats on being accepted in the show!

    1. Thanks, Barbara! I’ve had that little piece of fabric with the D rings and safety pin for a little while now and it was just begging to be used in art.

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