Elise Cakebread, 2023
210cm x 180cm

Found materials: wool, silk, cotton, viscose, linen, polyester, bamboo and lurex with cotton thread

This work was created strand by strand from production waste, dowry linens, silk tourism scarves, antique kimonos, baby clothes from when my daughters were infants, muslin cloths, sewing off-cuts, paisley shirts from my husband’s youth, fast fashion dresses, tulle dance costumes, hand-embroidered table cloths, worn out Manchester, old jumpers and French lace.

Flotsam was a site specific commission for the Capella Hotel Sydney.