Jennifer Collier, Family Heirloom Light Shade, 2023.

Jennifer Collier, Family Heirloom Light Shade, 2023. This shade was specific to one family, using copies of newspaper articles about their grandmother's history working in the cotton mills, and the buttons in the button loops from their grandmother's button box. There are articles about their grandmother's marriage, love notes, maps and photos of the area she lived, all tied together with snippets of colour from the commissioner's sofa. 40cm x 40cm x 40cm (15¾" x 15¾" x 15¾"). Hand and machine stitch, including back stitch, paper buttons loops and covered bindings.

Jennifer Collier, Family Heirloom Light Shade, 2023. This shade was specific to one family, using copies of newspaper articles about their grandmother’s history working in the cotton mills, and the buttons in the button loops from their grandmother’s button box. There are articles about their grandmother’s marriage, love notes, maps and photos of the area she lived, all tied together with snippets of colour from the commissioner’s sofa. 40cm x 40cm x 40cm (15¾” x 15¾” x 15¾”). Hand and machine stitch, including back stitch, paper buttons loops and covered bindings.

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