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Morpeth, Sarah

[Circle concertina book].

[Elsdon, Northumberland] : [Sarah Morpeth], [2011]
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet ([6] leaves) : ill. ; 13 x 84 cm, folded to 13 x 14 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.M675 C57 2011
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Artist's book. Six accordion folded panels into which are cut botanical designs within a circular frame. The first and last panels are attached to blue cloth-covered boards, which both have square cut-outs. The book may be stood up, with panels spaced out, allowing the viewer to peer through all six cut-outs, and offering a scene of dense vegetation.
Panels are hand-stitched together with white thread. The ends of the thread are untrimmed and protrude from the edges of the book.
Title from artist.
Limited edition of 30 copies.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 12 of 30. Signed by the artist.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Botanical illustration -- Great Britain.
Women in natural history.
Artists' books.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
Cut-paper works.
Toy and movable books.
Paper cutouts.

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