Kristen Zellmer: From the series, A Still Life

Kristen Zellmer: From the series, A Still Life

Naomi Kasumi | Used tea-bags, bee's wax, xerox images, Japanese calligraphy, cotton, butterfly wing, plant material

Naomi Kasumi | Used tea-bags, bee's wax, xerox images, Japanese calligraphy, cotton, butterfly wing, plant material

Africa | Woman's Ceremonial Skirt from the Bushong people of DR Congo | ca. early 20th century | Pounded and dyed inner bark (Ficus); piecing | This striking wraparound skirt was made for an aristocratic woman of the Bushong ruling group, possibly a member of the royal clan, since they were the only Kuba who were entitled to wear barkcloth, which was otherwise restricted to mourning and funerary rite.

Africa | Woman's Ceremonial Skirt from the Bushong people of DR Congo | ca. early 20th century | Pounded and dyed inner bark (Ficus); piecing | This striking wraparound skirt was made for an aristocratic woman of the Bushong ruling group, possibly a member of the royal clan, since they were the only Kuba who were entitled to wear barkcloth, which was otherwise restricted to mourning and funerary rite.

Rieko KOGA - Work. Beyond the Sky. "Live embroidery performance. ". Love that ennobling of stitch!

Rieko KOGA - Work. Beyond the Sky. "Live embroidery performance. ". Love that ennobling of stitch!

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