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Brown, Hannah (Bookbinder)

Butterflies : collection one / Hannah Brown.

[London?] : [Hannah Brown], made in 2011.
Physical Description:
9 origami butterflies ; in wooden box 13 x 13 x 8 cm and 1 volume : illustrations ; 10 x 11 x 4 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.B757 B88 2011 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, acquired with funds from the Bequest of Daniel S. Kalk
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Copyright Status:
© Hannah Brown Bookbinding UK
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
"Collection one."--Title page verso.
"Made for the Designer Bookbinders UK Touring Show."--Artist's website.
"Concertina binding with wenge wood boards. Front board drilled and inset with three small origami butterflies in miscellaneous papers behind acrylic windows. Boards have sewn detail and 9ct gold wire attached to surface. Book held together with a leather-covered magnetic strap. Pages individually hand-illustrated, sewn and tooled in carbon and gold foil."--Artist's website.
"Tulip wood box which has been routed, mitred and glued. Acrylic window inset into the top of the box to view nine origami butterflies. Butterflies made from miscellaneous patterned papers with different wire antennae in steel, 9ct gold, brass and coated white. Entomological pins inserted through holes drilled in the acrylic. Nine plastic numbers wired in place onto the wood. A 'make your own' pouch contained in the box lid with miscellaneous coloured squares of paper."--Artist's website.
"Description of Design: This book is a 'make your own' origami book with step-by-step instructions of how to make your own origami butterfly. It is made in a square format to reflect the nature of the origami paper and includes a pouch with papers in it so you can make your own. The pages include imagery of the patterns made by each fold whilst progressing through the steps. The box is designed to be like a specimen box in a museum and uses genuine entomological pins to hold the butterflies in place. Within the box is a pouch, held in with red elastic, containing paper squares to make your own butterfly."--Artist's website (www.han-made.net), accessed February 7, 2018.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Butterflies in art.
Paper work -- Great Britain -- Specimens.
Women in natural history.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Accordion-fold format (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
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