‘Cow Slips’ Embroidered Picture
Made by Gail Kelly
‘Cow Slips’ framed linocut on Irish Linen with applique and embroidery detail. Handmade by Gail Kelly in County Down, Northern Ireland.
An original linocut printed on Irish linen, made by hand in Gail’s studio using her Victorian cast iron press, supplied already framed and signed by the artist.
Cow Slips, a member of the primrose family, are a common slight in Summer. They grow in meadows and along hedgerows.
Linen is synonymous with Ireland. For hundreds of years generations of skilled weavers have produced this unique fabric known the world over for its superior quality and classic beauty.
Frame size: 25cm x 25cm x 2cm
About the maker:
‘My hand stitched linen collages are inspired by the gorgeous gardens and beautiful landscapes I see on my travels in Britain and Ireland. I also make linocuts printed on Irish linen inspired by the countryside where I live, along with local folklore and traditions.’