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woven reed basket with felted wool and silk surface
Sea Kelp,
tapestry detail
reed, silk tapestry, wool, silk gauze, waxed linen, silk stitching
23 x16 x 10

"To take a day to weave a leaf says something about the importance of leaves..."
This tapestry image of a sea kelp frond was woven using torn, acid dyed strips of habotai silk and a Swedish knotting technique on a linen weft with a 15 sett. This means nothing unless you are a weaver yourself , if you are you'll know that means the work progresses at an inch an hour...