Sewing...It's A Piece Of Cake
Size: 8.5"W x 8.5"D x 12"HMade from a cigar box and a small vintage sewing box, this piece has a geometric motif. The tiers are connected with vintage wooden sewing spools. The top tier has an antique pin cushion and spools of thread. Inside the box is an original label from a sewing company and an antique thimble.The lower tier uses a Victorian shell button on the front side and has a painted interior that contains some vintage velvet ribbon. The lids lift off of each box.
Approximately 110 hand-cut and carved pieces of wood were used in creating this one-of-a-kind work of art.
This piece is currently ON LOAN to the INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MUSEUM for the exhibit "No Idle Hands: The Myths and Makers of Tramp Art".