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Far-sight is a beautiful digitally printed card of an original textile artwork by Rachael printed on quality card from responspibly managed forests (FSC®). You will receive a  H12.7 x W17.8cm card with a matching brown Kraft envelope. The card is blank inside for your own message and is protected in plastic-free packaging. 


About the Original Artwork
The Owl is symbolic of the Cailleach, Crone or Hag in Scottish folklore and is thought to be the Queen of Winter. This piece depicts her arrival in a flurry of snow and fallen leaves as she brings about the change of season. The key represents the Cailleach’s ancient knowledge and wisdom, but also serves as a symbol of domesticity and the ideal of returning to the safety and warmth of home at the arrival of Winter. The local landscape informs the work from the scenery to the plant material collected for Cyanotype printing. The layered collage nature of the work presents opportunity to incorporate ‘windows’ of memories, narratives and personal experiences in the landscape. This piece was created using the process of cyanotype to form prints with plant material. Fabrics were dyed with natural indigo, rust and alder on linen and silk. The Owl was hand-carved from a lino block and printed onto silk. The shimmering moon is 23 carat gold leaf. The whole piece is hand and machine embroidered to create a sense of texture, depth and movement.

Far-Sight card

  • Far-sight card
    H12.7 x W17.8cm
    Includes brown Kraft envelope
    Printed on card from sustainable forests
    Plastic-free packaging
    Free UK postage

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