Fashioned Foliage

tunic, headpiece, bracelet

Materials: Korean Hanji paper, Nepalese Lokta paper, manila hemp yarn, paper ribbon

Technique: crochet, knitting, paper manipulation

Size: 100 x 50 x 40 cm

Description: This garment is covered in leaf shapes, torn from Korean Hanji paper. It is decorated with trails of a leaves made from twisted paper, and crochet and knitted paper yarn. The variations of whites in the paper and yarn (with no other added colours) give an ethereal quality to the garment. There is an accompanying bracelet and headpiece to further enhance the wraithlike effect.

 

Exhibited at the Jeunju Hanji International Fashion Show in Korea in 2016.
Exhibited in “Shifting Seasons” exhibition at Richard Randall Studio in 2016.
Modelled at the “Horti-couture” fashion show at Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha in 2016 and awarded the Viewers’ Choice prize.

 

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