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Creator:
Moynihan, Claire
Title(s):
Southern hawker : Aeshna cyanea.
Additional Title(s):

Aeshna cyanea

Title on back of case: Bug ball 2015
Published/Created:
England, 2015.
Physical Description:
1 bug ball ; in display case 15 x 15 x 6 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL465.M6 S68 2015 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, acquired with funds from the Bequest of Daniel S. Kalk
[Request]
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
"Bug ball 2015. Bespoke hand embroidery, 100% wool from the finest Morden Hall Alpacas. Claire Moynihan [artist's signature], Made in England, ©Claire Moynihan 2010."--Printed label on underside of the case.
The ball is pinned within an entomological display case made of oak, with a fixed glazed lid.
Title from hand-written label placed within the display case.
Hand-embroidered alpaca wool "bug ball" depicting a southern hawker (dragonfly), in a glass-fronted display case, by Claire Moynihan. The dragonfly is embroidered with threads of multiple colors, with wings of a gauze, placed upon a dark gray felt ball.
Subject Terms:
Aeshna cyanea -- Collection and preservation.
Aeshna cyanea -- Pictorial works.
Dragonflies -- Collection and preservation.
Dragonflies -- Pictorial works.
Entomology.
Insects -- Collection and preservation.
Insects -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Embroidery.
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