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Creator:
Sutton, Emily, 1983–
Title(s):
Robin on a crabapple branch.
Published/Created:
2008.
Physical Description:
1 embroidered bird ; 13 x 23 x 11 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Flat C 2017 1a
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Nancy and Robert Lindemeyer
[Request]
Copyright Status:
© The Artist
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The work depicts a European robin (Erithacus rubecula) perched upon a branch of a crabapple tree.
" ... made from painted and embroidered fabric, wrapped wire, glass (eyes) and wood (beak). It is part of an ongoing series of birds that I have been making since 2007 which were inspired by an interest in taxidermy as well as both American and British folk art traditions."--Correspondence from the artist, February 10, 2016.
Subject Terms:
Birds -- Great Britain.
Crabapples.
European robin.
Folk art.
Robins.
Taxidermy.
Women in natural history.
Form/Genre:
Embroidery.
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