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hand embroidery diorama
putting down roots together
mixed
2013

Putting down roots together is embroidered with soy silk, bamboo and cotton floss on antique homespun linen.The porcelain doll arms are from Germany and were dug from the earth from the grounds of an old doll factory that operated between 1890-1910. The piece is housed in a reclaimed barn wood and backed in hand antique linen, antique lace and rayon/wool blend felt. The piece measures 7 inches by 6 1/2 inches and is 3 1/2 inches deep. It can be hung on the wall with the hook attached on the back or can sit on a shelf or other surface.