This assemblage provides a visual representation of the “memories that come spilling out” when you see an object that takes you back in time. The vielle rose shade of the velvet backdrop suggests a bygone era and a slight sadness at its passing.
That sadness is counterbalanced by the shininess of the red and gold Murano glass beads and the white and copper freshwater pearls in the necklace that falls from the pail. An ivory doll has been lovingly cradled in beige fabric in the trunk as a reminder of childhood toys packed away in an attic. The necklace segment also includes carnelian (a semiprecious stone). Other components include dollhouse miniatures, velvet, wood, resin, metal and plastic.
Custom framed with museum glass in a sophisticated deep wooden frame in collaboration with Chevy Chase Art Gallery, Washington, DC.
Frame color: Burgundy
Size (in inches): 15.75 x 12.5 x 4
Memories from the Attic
- The storage attic as a metaphor for the mind.