when the bottom drops out

when the bottom drops out

Artist: Katrina Perdue

Title: when the bottom drops out

Attribution: “when the bottom drops out,” 2022, Katrina Perdue

Year: 2022

Materials: seagrass basket, wood handles, repaired with hemp cord, cotton, wool, and polyester yarns

Dimensions: 13"w x 7.5"h x 8"d

Image Statement: Our old sidewalk chalk basket had been used and left outside and dropped and at some point smashed. The bottom had literally fallen out. Most would throw it in the garbage, I saw a perfect opportunity for weaving by using the wire structure to create a warp.