Audrey Busch, 2021

Cradleboard

1 year Art in Bloom participant

Floral Products Used: gaultheria shallon/salal, branches, berries, leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’, Xerochrysum bracteatum/Strawflower, Senecio cineraria/Dusty Miller, Chrysanthemum/Pom Daisy, Tweedia caerulea/Tweedia, Delphinium X belladonna, river cane, curly vine

Sekoh. My work with katsi'tsí:io (flowers) and salal in Mni Sota Makoce reminds me of ake'nisténha (mother) and my four kheio'okón (children)—like little birds, they grew strong and left the nest.

Floral Arrangement Inspired by...

back panel carved in low relief and decorated with four blue birds, four small birds in a nest, tall twining flowering vine; small bear in LRC; brightly-colored pigments; top "handle" carved with twisted design and painted in yellow and red; footboard painted with radiating U shapes

Cradleboard, c.1850-1880

Kahnawake Mohawk

Wood, pigment, string

Gift of funds from Constance Kunin and the Allen and Kathy Lenzmeier Fund 2010.76

On View in Gallery 260

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