Ricasso Mirror (Black) (Loop) (Large)

Aimee Betts
£7,340
Ricasso Mirror (Black) (Loop) (Large), by mixed-media textile designer Aimee Betts, boasts a decorative frame which draws inspiration from centuries old loop and coil basketry techniques. Please note this item is made to order, with a 10-12 week lead time.

Ricasso Mirror (Black) (Loop) (Large), by mixed-media textile designer Aimee Betts, boasts a decorative frame which draws inspiration from centuries old loop and coil basketry techniques. by Aimee Betts. This collection of mirrors explores the geometric possibilities and challenges faced when working with and applying decorative details to circular structures. Aimee applies flat and round leather cords to the tubular forms, using the leather as 'string' to help create a continuous flow. Contrasting with the brass frame below, this brocade work will draw the eye and create a focal point in any interior.
Material: Brass frame, leather decorative cord
Dimensions: Length: 120cm, Height: 6cm, Width: 120cm.
Care Instructions: This product is fragile, handle with care, gloves are recommended.
Made to order (10-12 Weeks)

Process

Hand crafted in London, the mirror is comprised of a brass tubular frame created using precision spiral metal rolling techniques, which are later adorned with Aimee’s signature braiding techniques using strong leather cords.
Ricasso Mirror (Black) (Loop) (Large)
The Maker Aimee Betts Textile Artist - South East England

Aimee Betts is a embroidery and textile designer specialising in traditional forms of stitching, knotting and fabric manipulation, which she translates into the contemporary design. Aimee’s versatile abilities have been applied widely – from textiles, to lighting and architectural installations. Graduating in Mixed Media Textiles from the RCA, Aimee works as a Specialist Stitch Technician at Chelsea College of Art & Design. She is also an alumnus of the Crafts Council UK Hothouse programme.