Beak’s Reed Pen Presentation

Beak experimentally reconstructed Egyptian reed pens for Three Mountains’ Arts and Sciences Championship. She made 6 possible versions of the pen and wrote with each on papyrus. Documentation: 110917 Egyptian Reed Pen (1) Reed pens. Source: Brooklyn Museum

Block Printed Pony fabric

Blockprinted in June 2016 with linoleum blocks and fabric paint (jacquard neopaque) on silk. Three blocks and four colors.  Design based on a 6-7thc Greco-Egyptian wool and linen tapestry weave find from Antinöe, described as leggings. The ring is a separate block. Size of 8″ was chosen to work within an existing modular block…