Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper.
Carthamus Tinctorius Flowers (Circular) was created by contact printing stems of Carthamus Tinctorius orange thistle flowers onto handmade circular shaped paper that had been hand-brushed with chemicals, before drying in a dark room. Once exposed to light, the piece was washed to develop a cyan blue colour.
Dimensions - 300mm x 300mm Circular (diameter) 385mm x 385mm (framed option)
Paper - Handprinted on handmade ivory recycled cotton rag paper: 320gsm / 100% Cotton Rag / Recycled / Acid Free / PH Neutral / Medium Rough
Mount - It is recommended to float mount this piece when framing.
Framing -This artwork is available framed or unframed.
Please Note: Framing options take 1-2 weeks as the frames are bespoke made.
Framed option artwork is sold float mounted in a bespoke, handmade circular frame. The frame is a deep box frame, glass fronted and with a choice of finish. 20mm thick.
Should you wish to have your item circular framed by us please choose the framed option orget in touch. We have good relationships with expert framers - we can arrange for the perfect frame or simply offer free advice.
An Original Chloe McCarrick
Optional Circular Frame
Developed in Sunlight
Optional circular frames are hand-crafted in a London workshop
Finished with anti-reflective, UV protected museum grade glazing
Float mounted and recommended specifically to complement the piece
Each Chloe McCarrick cyanotype is an original one of its kind artwork
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