21 July 2008

Half Penny Seahorse

Half Penny Seahorse

sketchbook page (left-over from Carte Postale series)
ink and bleach on vintage postcard with hand-stitching
approx. 3.5 x 5 "

You can get dried seahorses at apothecary shops in Chinatown. They are ghostly white and very fragile. I have no idea what they are really used for (in a medicinal sense) but I find them very beautiful.

copyright Kate Castelli 2008

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