Circle Of Blue Feathers (J180)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Circle Of Blue Feathers

Made in

London

Date

1985

Description

Neckpiece with round gilded silver centre with numerous prongs extending out, with blue and purple feathers attached to the prongs.

Materials and techniques

Silver with gilding. Emu feathers dyed brilliant blue. Cut silver tubing on silver wire with wire and tube elements each containing a feather.

Dimensions

length (rim):  20cm
width (rim):  60cm
diameter (frame):  68cm
Packed Length:  70cm
Packed Width:  70cm
Packed Height:  7cm

Object number

J180

Category

  • Circle Of Blue Feathers, Wendy Ramshaw, 1985, Crafts Council Collection: J180. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

It is a part of a freeing process as my work moves towards a combination of impulse and logic. It aims to be both elegant and primitive in feel.