Artwork > Vienna Dioscorides Series

Common Purslane
Thread & Organza
2017
Wooly Blackberry
Thread & Organza
14.5" x 11.5"
2017
Arugula
Thread & Organza
12" x 11.5"
2017
Lemon Balm
Thread & Organza
13.25" x 11.5"
2017
Giant Fennel
Thread & Organza
15" x 12"
2017
Spearmint
Thread & Organza
14.25" x 11.75"
2017
Castor Bean
Thread & Organza
13" x 10.75"
2016
Wild Arum
Thread & Organza
12.75" x 10.75"
2016
Wormwood
Thread & Organza
13" x 9.25"
2016
Cowpea
Thread & Organza
12.75" x 10.25"
2016
Yarrow
Thread & Organza
14" x 10.75"
2016
Sea Orache
Thread & Organza
13.5" x 11.25"
2016
Bearded Iris
Thread & Organza
14" x 10.5"
2016
Purple Nut Sedge
Thread & 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.