Peau D'ane Gown, 2013. Installation view, Palais de Tokyo, Paris. ART CAPSUL created by Stacy Engman exhibition, July 2013. Haute Couture.
Bodice in pre-treated resolution digital print onto duchess satin, 100% silk; custom printed silk chiffon, 100% silk, bonded to custom print duchess satin, 100% silk, hand-cut into shapes and applied to garment, over the same shape to recreate collage layer effect from original artwork. The final finish is a three-dimensional effect with thousands of bonded cutouts, hand sewn onto the duchess satin base image layer, as per the original Hummingbirds artwork from this series.