Mending Mother Earth – Detail

Mending Mother Earth – Detail

Artist: Sheary Clough Suiter

Title: Mending Mother Earth – Detail

Attribution: Mending Mother Earth, 2022 - 2023, Sheary Clough Suiter

Year: 2022 – 2023

Materials: Vintage cotton tea towel buried in Mother Earth for seven months, stained and decomposed via soil, rain, rodents, and rusty objects. Suturing of the cloth, sticks, and dirt clods that were embedded after “harvesting,” utilizing a reclaimed eco-dyed crocheted doily, various reclaimed textile scraps, and hand stitching with cotton, linen, and silk threads.

Dimensions: 25 x 25 x 1 inches

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