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Regency era shawl design

Wrapped in birds and Butterflies

The making: Formed from layers of white tissue paper, black rice paper and paper tablecloth with embroidered detail this shawl forms a pair with Of Frills and Feathers and it's accompanying hanging.

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All three pieces were inspired by the beautiful, hand-painted, birds and butterflies painted all over the walls of the William IV Room at the Brighton Pavilion.

Photographs taken with special permission by The Brighton Pavilion

The Tassles and fringe were made by wrapping embroidery thread around pieces of cardboard and cardboard apertures.