linen buttons, embroidery & applique


linen - favourite cloth -  white linen covered buttons originally not intended for show (used on nightwear/underwear in 19th/early20th century) - hardwearing, ordinary, everyday, unhidden - starched/crumpled , mended, darned, ephemeral ragged cloth

embroidery and applique - old /unfinished sewn pieces of mine that have distinct textures , pressed/rolled/embedded/soaked in porcelain

simple bowl form - curved - hand-held 

black and white - shades of grey/age

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