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Two Tui's and the Kowhai Teacup

Saskia Wassing

This piece is inspired by the NZ Tui, a beautiful bird with a distinctive feathery plume on its neck, often seen flying around as you walk in the bush. Here, their natural habitat is reimagined as the birds nest within a teacup covered in their favourite Kowhai flowers.
The white linen ground is embroidered freely with thread using hand stitches and a basic domestic sewing machine as my drawing tool. Framed and ready to hang. Free delivery in the GTA.
  • Craft & Design
  • Embroidery on linen
  • 2021
  • 15 x 15 x 0.5 cm
    5.875 x 5.875 x 0.25 inch
$499

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