for please love Mike Belt
Assemblage (sculpture technique)
Poetry -- Female authors
American poetry -- 20th century
White box lid on blue and white striped department store box, lid taped with brown paper tape bearing “open this side up” written in black felt tip marker on lid. Box damaged, all corners ripped on lid, box crushed. Box contains flat piece with two white plastic rings on verso head edge to hang piece. Work consists of 2 pieces of purple cellophane pressed around leaf in center, yellow and white chiffon layered over gold paper base, yellow and gold, twisted tassel, and white cotton cord, a bed of twigs and dried grasses, brown chiffon over pink, white and gold woven 1.5 inch fabric ribbon folded over work lengthwise. Gold and pink buttons are sewn to edges with pink and yellow thread and thread continues loosely through piece. “For please Mike Belt” collaged on small ripped piece of white paper between yellow fabric.
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987
Amelia Etlinger Collection (PCMS-0060)
Poetry Collection Manuscripts (State University of New York at Buffalo)
State University of New York at Buffalo. Poetry Collection
State University of New York at Buffalo. Poetry Collection.
Copyright the Estate of Amelia Etlinger and used with permission. For more information contact the Poetry Collection at email@example.com.
Clifton Park, New York
1970 - 1986
Collection open for research.
Is Part Of
Amelia Etlinger Collection (LIB-PC010)
department store box, cellophane, chiffon, plant material, cord, woven ribbon, buttons, paper
Sent to Mike Belt, donated to the Poetry Collection by Ellen Marie Helinka.
Estate of Amelia Etlinger
12.5 x 10 x 2 inches
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987, “for please love Mike Belt,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed October 22, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/52278.