Alexandra – Palm Reader

Materials: palm fruiting stalk, banana paper and card

Technique:  basketry, book construction

Size: 20 cm diameter x 24 cm

Description: The top of a fruiting body from an Alexandra Palm has been shaped to resemble a seated figure. This “little girl” has her head bent over the book she is reading, the pages of which are made from banana fibre.

Selected for display in the “Palm Reader” exhibition at Handheld Gallery in Victoria in 2009.
Purchased by a private collector in Victoria.

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