Oak Leaf Lampshade

Lora Avedian
Oak Leaf Lampshade is a contemporary piece by multidisciplinary London-based artist Lora Avedian, which is inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement and the Bloomsbury Group.

Influenced by Arts and Crafts era print designs and Charleston Farmhouse in Sussex, this lampshade is typical of Lora's work, which often translates elements of narrative into stitch. Hand-cut oak leaves sit on rusty orange linen for this piece, reflecting the season of autumn.
Material: Linen, silk-velvet
Dimensions: Height: 33cm, Length: 36cm, Width: 45cm
Care Instructions: Dry clean only
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Each element of this piece was crafted and stitched into place by hand. The leaves are made from hand-cut silk-velvet, while the acorn-shapes are created using vintage millinery techniques that involve curling cord to create a spiral. These elements are then hand-embroidered onto the linen shade.
Oak Leaf Lampshade
The Maker Lora Avedian Textile Artist - London

Multidisciplinary artist Lora Avedian depicts elements of narrative through textile and craft processes, employing traditional embroidery and embellishment techniques to craft modern designs. Following a successful career in set design and embroidery, Lora was awarded a Masters in Mixed Media Textiles from the Royal College of Art in 2017. She favours slow processes, focusing on short run and bespoke projects, and prefers to use antique and one-off materials such as cords, braids and ribbons when creating her pieces.