Raphaela McCormack

Handmade Paper Vessels and Ceremonial Urns

“Grey Blue” Ceremonial Vessel

Handmade paper vessel dyed with pigments and layered with chalk pastels. The loops are bound in silk threads , the braids fasten the lid to the base. The rim of the lid is woven with cane and threads. Handmade paper scroll on the lid may be used to write a thought, a poem a memory or a prayer. Jasper stones and pearls are sewn onto the loops on the vessel.


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