A French artist is taking macramé, the traditional technique long associated with 1970s wall art and plant hangers, to a new level.
Detailed. Delicate. Colorful. Laurentine Périlhou’s three-dimensional flowers look more like embroidery than macramé, the traditional knotting technique long associated with 1970s wall art and plant hangers.
“People never imagined we could do this kind of thing with knots,” Ms. Périlhou, 38, said as she turned over the arched petal of a knotted white and gold daisy on a recent morning in her rural atelier in Limbrassac, southwestern France, at the foot of the Pyrenees mountain range. But with macramé, “everything is possible,” she said.
For Ms. Périlhou, an art history
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