These are the mockups of the pice. The small model is made from dyed and stamped calico plus pelmet vilene
The actual piece is tea dyed and painted and stamped green silk outer layer, hand made silk paper lining which is machine embroidered, with a middle layer of pelmet vilene for stiffening between.
Firstly the small model and paper full size model.
authentication for piece and module 3
The casket is fastened with machine cord loops and rolled metal "buttons"
And the other side
one last picture-imagine under the sea on a sunny day