Antique Lace and Handkerchiefs Add Detail to Embroideries of Female Icons by Lily Bloomwood


Self-taught artist Lily Bloomwood utilizes bits of antique lace, handkerchiefs, and delicate pieces of old knitting as the starting point for her embroidered portraits of female figures.

Many of the works are inspired by women of the silent movie era such as the Canadian born actress and producer Mary Pickford or Olive Thomas, who is regarded as the very first “flapper.” […]

Source: Antique Lace and Handkerchiefs Add Detail to Embroideries of Female Icons by Lily Bloomwood

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