Baroque Letter Holder, "Floral Quilt"

by Scanlon Apparati

£330.00

The Baroque Letter Holders are cut and shaped by hand then decorated in the fashion of the legendary scrapbooks of the twentieth century in a collage of watercolours, photographs, and enduring illustrations.

'Appliquéd’ flowers from the Florilegium of Alexander Marshal at Windsor Castle with quilt squares of vintage Venetian hand block prints.

If not in stock, please allow two weeks for delivery. 

13.5 x 9cm / 5.5 x 3.5 inches

 

 

Cartonnage, diorama, decoupage, silhouette, and gouache; these are the classic techniques used to bench-make each piece of Scanlon Apparati by Beth Scanlon.

Her work is influenced by a personal and romantic interpretation of Seventeenth Century Baroque decorations created with coloured paper and canvas called Apparati.  The aim of historical Apparati was to transform a very familiar space into a stage for celebration. Scanlon Apparati aims to entertain with smaller Apparati. All of the materials are new, some have a storied history.  The pieces derive a timeless charm through meticulous craftsmanship.   The desired effect remains...theatrical, ephemeral, architectural… yet with a functional use. 

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