Love for poem spring a butterfly
Assemblage (sculpture technique)
Poetry -- Female authors
American poetry -- 20th century
Blue cellophane wrapped multiple times around deconstructed blue chiffon threads, eggshell, a feather, and a packet wrapped in wax paper taped to end of cellophane. Wax paper contains white and blue tissue, shredded chiffon ribbon, tissue wrapped around gold metallic thick paper taped shut with rose petal, blue french-door folded paper bearing “a packet poem” written on tail edge wrapped in a stretched copper coil and metallic blue sewn embellishment. Japanese tissue paper containing leaves as part of paper, blue tissue wrapped in delicate chiffon wrapped around orange tissue tied with loose knots of blue chiffon threads. Japanese tissue paper wrapped around card tied with metallic blue thread bearing “for Karl with love Amelia” folded around blue chiffon and blue cellophane and thread around pressed dandelion and poem tied to center of work.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clifton Park, New York
1970 - 1986
Collection open for research.
Is Part Of
Amelia Etlinger Collection (LIB-PC010)
cellophane, waxed paper, paper, chiffon, copper coil, dandelion, rose petals
Sent to Curator of the Poetry Collection of the University Libraries, Karl Gay.
Estate of Amelia Etlinger
6 x 10 x 0.5 inches
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987, “Love for poem spring a butterfly,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed January 16, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/52306.