This piece is based on the sea fan Ctenocella pectinata. This harp (lyre) or comb shaped sea fan grows in two distinct branches with many thin, long branchlets arising from the top side of its branches. These fans can grow to large sizes (up to 150cm wide) and are generally a vibrant red colour.
Polyester embroidery thread and pins on paper
Framed in a white box frame with a double mount matt board
Embroidery measures: 63 x 58cm (width x height)
Frame measures: 98 x 93cm (width x height)