Catherine is a Big Chicken whose feathers are fashioned in collaboration with Nadia Rein in the United Kingdom. She is a member of 'When Feathers Come Together: A Global Chicken Collection' and has found a good home.
Silk fabric— gauze, chiffon
Silk fiber— tussah, eri, mulberry
Fiber— tencel, linen
Fleece— teeswater & polwarth*romney
Wool— fine merino
Natural dyes— dalia, oak galls, madder roots, weld
Special Collection Note: Due to the fact that these feathers were not crafted in our studio with our traditional materials, these collaborative chickens are considered 'Art Chickens' rather than ‘Chicken Footstools.’
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The chickens are sculpted in Kansas City, Missouri with care and delight, upholstered to function as footstools. Each is one-of-a-kind, unique in posture and personality. A turned wood egg-shaped core stands on bronze feet and is connected to a bronze beak. Feathers are fashioned with traditional fiber art techniques- dyeing, felting, spinning, knitting- and are stitched by hand. And a surprise? Their heads bob.
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