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Creator:
Sutton, Emily, 1983- artist.
Title(s):

European goldfinch.

Published/Created:
ca. 2008.
Physical Description:
1 embroidered bird ; 17 x 20 x 7 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Flat C 2017 1d
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Nancy and Robert Lindemeyer
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
The work depicts a European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), with red face and black-and-white head; brown and gray back and flanks; black wings with yellow bar; white 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.
Subject Terms:
Birds -- Great Britain.
Folk art.
Goldfinches.
Taxidermy.
Women in natural history.
Form/Genre:
Embroidery.
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