Burial Cist Plan

Burial cist planThis week I have been working on two more ‘burial cist’ plans for the Discovery Museum in Newcastle, finely fabric painting onto heavy cotton. The burial plans are taken from a sketch made by an archaeologist at a burial site, which I have then made ‘life size’, onto fabric so that children can re-enact how people would have buried members of their group 4500 years ago, placing beakers and other objects in the burial site. The Boxes of Delight  are loan boxes for schools to borrow from the Discovery Museum when studying pre history and many other topics in the National Curriculum.

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About obsesivcreativ

I am a freelance textile artist working with and teaching traditional textile techniques including hooky and proggy matting, patchwork and quilting, batik, embroidery, spinning, knitting and crochet. I work with schools, community groups, museums and galleries creating mad and wonderful things such as Egyptian mummies, story-telling tents, rainforest maps and even coffins...
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