Old man's Beard flower head patchwork cyanotype print on fabric, embellished with delicate gold foil detail. Inspired by a childhood raised in the Dorset countryside where the Old Man's beard covered the hedgerows in summer time. Turning to a sea of fluffy seedheads in the winter months were it aquired its name. This piece is about my childhood, the patch work for the higgledy-piggledy forms of the headgrows and fields I played in as a child. The patchwork we used to do with the scraps of fabric from my mum's workroom, cutting up fabric sample books with no particular purpose.


Cyanotype is the historical photographic process, also known as a photogram. This process uses natural sunlight with exposures varying depending on time of day and time of year for the intensity of the sun's rays.


This fabric print in mounted with a white mount and white frame.

Dimensions - Frame 43cm x 54cm (17"x21"). Mount 29cm x 39cm (11 1/2" x 15")


Please note that the frame is not mounted with glass but perspex for safety reasons.

Old Man's Beard Patchwork Cyanotype

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