Peeping through long Gowns

Helen McAllister

Unique piece, 2006.

Material: variety of bronze, gold leathers and red hide, wool, frayed shear fabrics, soldering iron for mark making on tufted wool.

Techniques: tufting machine with wool yarn, hand stitching, bronze, gold leathers cut into ‘seqins’ and hand sewn in ‘fish scale’ layered surface and button hole stitch detailing.

© Helen McAllister, photograph Logan McLean.

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