Artwork > Vienna Dioscorides Series

Castor Bean
Thread and organza
13" x 10.75"
2016
Wild Arum
Thread and organza
12.75" x 10.75"
2016
Wormwood
Thread and organza
13" x 9.25"
2016
Cowpea
Thread and organza
12.75" x 10.25"
2016
Yarrow
Thread and organza
14" x 10.75"
2016
Sea Orache
Thread and organza
13.5" x 11.25"
2016
Bearded Iris
Thread and organza
14" x 10.5"
2016
Purple Nut Sedge
Thread and organza
13.5" x 9"
2016

Free-motion embroidered botanical drawings commemorating and providing a contemporary perspective on the Vienna Dioscorides, an early 6th-century Byzantine illuminated manuscript of De Materia Medica by Dioscorides, an ancient pharmacological text.