Embroidered felt taxidermy - framed trio of beetles
Create your own cabinet of curiosities in the style of the Victorians with our impressive felt trio of embroidered beetles, displayed in a matte black frame.
Insects and natural history fascinated the Victorians. Bugs were seen as aesthetically pleasing, embroidered onto clothing, displayed in frames and studied by entomologists. Entomology is the study of insects, an area of science the Victorians popularised. They would display various species of bugs in their homes to show intellect and curiosity with the natural world and women would wear depictions of these creatures as jewellery and embroidered on their clothing.
The beetles are embroidered by hand on organic calico using golden threads. The beetles are then decorated with tiny brass and coloured glass beads.
- The frame measures 20cm x 27cm x 2.5cm (8 x 11 x 1 inches)
- The reverse of the frame displays information about beetles that describes your new colleciton.
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Rest of the World: From £35.00*
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