Hairwork Landscape; 1840-1870; O2016.104.01

Name/Title

Hairwork Landscape

About this object

Small framed landscape depicting lake and mountains in background, church and trees in foreground, made of human hair (hairwork). Gold paint and pen detailing to give 3D effect. Pencil on back reads 'Picture made from human hair of the family around 1895-1900' [speculated that it has earlier date]. Stamp on back bears mark of German bookbinder and framer: 'Otto Kottner, Buchbinderei, Einrahmungs-Geschaft, Gummersbach, Rhis [?]'

Date Made

1840-1870

Medium and Materials

Human Hair, Grass, Glass Bakelite and Cardboard Frame

Measurements

Hairwork: 130mm x 95mm, Frame: 270mm x 210mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Ornament

Subject and Association Keywords

Churches

Subject and Association Keywords

Houses

Subject and Association Keywords

Hills

Subject and Association Keywords

Swans

Subject and Association Keywords

Trees

Subject and Association Keywords

Fishermen

Object Type

Textiles

Object number

O2016.104.01

Copyright Licence  

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Churches
Fisherme
Hills
Houses
Ornament
Swans
Trees

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