Laura Splan

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Doilies

2004

freestanding computerized machine embroidered lace mounted on velvet

16.75H x 16.75W inches each (framed dimensions)

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Doilies re-examines the tradition of the lace doily as an innocuous domestic artifact that references designs and motifs from nature. The design of each doily in the series is based on a different radial viral structure (i.e. HIV, SARS, Influenza, Herpes, Hepadna).
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