Desert Beauty

Janet Bonnell's avatar Janet Bonnell

This 3-D pieces is coiled Sweet Grass around a Saguaro cactus "boot" which is a malformation on the cactus. Holes are drilled into the "boot" to which the Sweet Grass is sewn and shaped around the "boot" Turquoise beads are used to anchor the stitching onto the "boot" The coiling is embellished with waxed linen thread weavings.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 18"
  • Medium: mixed
  • Width: 15"
  • Year created: 2015
  • Height: 13"