Tuesday, September 20, 2011

untitled ( 3 wine cups )

untitled ( 3 wine cups based on 2nd century BC Chinese wine cups)
copper, enamel paint



1. white wine cup detail : whitework Scottish 19th Century embroidery; engravings taken from illuminated manuscripts by Hildegard of Bingen 



2. blue wine cup detail : Yoruba textile; engraving from a 16th Century English embroidery



3. black wine cup detail : Tanshifa 18th Century Algiers embroidery; engravings from a 19th Century Chinese embroidery