Accidentally Boro

Accidentally Boro

Artist: Mira Musank

Title: Accidentally Boro

Attribution: Accidentally Boro, 2020 - Mira Musank

Year: 2020

Materials: Fast fashion silk shirt, woven cotton scraps, printed silk scraps, polyester organza scraps, synthetic lace scraps, cotton and polyester threads, embroidery flosses

Dimensions: Approximately 20" by 27" (when laid flat and the sleeves are folded inward)

Image Statement: A silk shirt that was accidentally ruined by bleach, but eventually repaired and restored by sewing and patching with various scraps. The extensively mended shirt provides rich textural visuals of what visual mending can be, even when applied to fast fashion garments.