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Greetings card - Sorry

Sorry

  • Object:

    Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    2000 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Skidmore, Alice (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stitching, calf's leather, vegetable-tanned sheepskin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alice Skidmore

  • Museum number:

    E.916:6-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 237 []

This darkly witty 'sorry' card consists of a hand stitched calf leather case/envelope containing the letters S-O-R-R-Y upholstered in vegetable-tanned sheepskin. Not only a message addressed to the recipient of the card, this is also an apology to the animals from whose skin the object has been made.

Physical description

Leather greetings card. Vegetable-tanned sheepskin letters for 'Sorry' card. The hand stitched upholstered letters are contained in a stiff vegetable tanned sheepskin box/envelope comprising S-O-R-R-Y.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

2000 (made)

Artist/maker

Skidmore, Alice (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stitching, calf's leather, vegetable-tanned sheepskin

Dimensions

Height: 7.4 cm, Width: 5 cm

Descriptive line

Vegetable-tanned sheepskin letter (S) for 'Sorry' card by Alice Skidmore

Vegetable-tanned sheepskin letter (O) for 'Sorry' card by Alice Skidmore

Vegetable-tanned sheepskin letter (R) for 'Sorry' card by Alice Skidmore

Vegetable-tanned sheepskin letter (R) for 'Sorry' card by Alice Skidmore

Vegetable-tanned sheepskin letter (Y) for 'Sorry' card by Alice Skidmore

Hand-stitched calfleather case for 'Sorry' card by Alice Skidmore

Materials

MDF; Sheepskin

Techniques

Stitching

Categories

Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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