Brooch (J76e)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Brooch

Made in

Aberdeen

Date

1975

Description

Square metal frame with thin horizontal acrylic inserts, with a central band of red, orange and yellow, and white inserts either side, with a pin clasp on the back.

Materials and techniques

Rhodium-plated base metal box frames with acrylic inserts; white with coloured sections. Lines cut into the surface of the acrylic sheet with a slotting saw. Coloured and white strips of acrylic sliced from sheets and inserted into the slotted lines.

Dimensions

length:  4.5cm
width:  4cm

Object number

J76e

Category

  • Brooch, Eric Spiller, 1975, Crafts Council Collection: J76. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

This group of brooches were the first in a development of linear works which explored the visual quality of a three dimensional line in controlled geometrical structues. They are the first ideas which formed the 'in line' theme.