Elise Cakebread, 2023
210cm x 220cm 

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

The 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.

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