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Creator:
Sutton, Emily, 1983- artist.
Title:
Grey wagtail.
Published/Created:
ca. 2008.
Physical Description:
1 embroidered bird ; 9 x 20 x 6 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Flat B 14c
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Nancy and Robert Lindemeyer
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The work depicts a Grey wagtail (Motacilla cinerea), with grey upperparts and yellow and black underparts.
" ... 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.
Exhibition History:
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A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions (Yale Center for British Art, 2017-06-01 - 2017-08-13)

Subject Terms:
Birds -- Great Britain.
Folk art.
Taxidermy.
Wagtails.
Women in natural history.
Form/Genre:
Embroidery.
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