‘Trousseau: The Red Wedding Dress’ unravels my five-times great grandmother Marie Barbe Gretillat’s life in Coffrane, a small French-Swiss village. The linocuts incorporate objects from her life, including excerpts from her 1765 divorce from an absentee planter husband.
One linocut (76 x 56cm paper size) with silk applique, beading, and embroidery and a booklet (33 x 33cm) of 8 prints. Marie Anne – 18 Mai 1766 (48 x 38cm paper size).
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Marie Anne – 18 Mai 1766 (48 x 38cm paper size).