Karen Hanmer

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Title: 04-05 02-06

04-05  02-06

04-05 02-06

04-05 02-06 | bound by artist in 2005-06 | not for sale

Sewn on tapes laced into boards, covered in full orange goatskin, leather joint. Sewn endbands of olive and orange silk. Paste paper endsheets by Peggy Johnston. Various onlays, inlaid leather lines, pochoir, blind and foil tooling. Text block is What You Know by Reid Bush, Larkspur Press, 2004.

9.5 x 7.5 x .75”

Bound and decorated over the course of a two part Fine Binding and Leather Decoration Intensive with Priscilla Spitler. Design incorporates notable vignettes from class sessions and lodging at Buescher State Park outside Smithville, TX.