Walnut, velvet, horsehair, cow hide, pigskin, water buffalo hide, moss, mahogany, painted ceramic clay, polymer clay, beads, carved manzanita wood. 15" x 15" x 5". 2006.
These wall pieces are opulent collages of contrasting forms, materials, and scale. Hybrids of funeral garlands, recreational arts of the 1870s (and 1970s), and natural history displays, they are each dedicated to a significant person in my personal life.