Sarah Perkins: Purple Stitched Brooch

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Product Details

Silver, enamel. The stitched details on the surface are a signature of Sarah Perkins' enameled vessels and brooches. This brooch is encrusted with a coarse, sugar fired enamel texture. Approximately 2.25" x 2.25".

"I started doing the stitching after a trip to India where I was overwhelmed by the beautiful stitched, embroidered, and printed fabrics. I love textiles and their reference to 'women’s work,' and they have influenced my work in many ways."

About the Artist

Sarah Perkins is an accomplished artist and enamelist with a career spanning more than three decades. She is best known for her hand-formed and enameled metal vessels and containers Her colorful, detailed metalwork has been shown in the United States, India, Canada, Europe, Korea, and Taiwan, and in over 300 competitive and invitational exhibitions. In 2019 she was chosen as the Metal Museum's Master Metalsmith. Perkins is now Professor Emerita at Missouri State University (Springfield, MO), where she taught from 1994 to 2017.

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