Trifling with Eiffel: assemblage

Marie was all cut up.

How could he have trifled with her so?

“Enough!” she said and on went the new frock.

Time to rejoin society.

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Box slightly closedOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Front of the box when closed.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe ephemera: cover from a legal document 1828, old receipt from 1879 (reproduction) , old  handwritten envelope, vintage postal stamps and stickers, old metro ticket (reproduction), vintage French postcard (reproduction)

The found objects: old optical lense, feather, old cigar box

Thank you to Trishia Jacobs Carney of French Kissed Postcards  for the gift of the Eiffel girl postcard. I hope you like what I have done with her.

Thank you to Alwen of Belle Brocante for the lovely old document and for the inspiring day that gave me a start on this project. See Art Play Date for details.

 

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13 thoughts on “Trifling with Eiffel: assemblage

  1. Wilma, I am so honored that you used my Eiffel lady and made her look so good:)!! I’m especially happy that she wised up and got over that loser. My vision may be playing tricks on me but it looks like you have three layers: her in the background, then the French script (luv it!) and her again cut up. I like the way that background layer fills in the gaps in her dress. I could “get lost” just looking at that right side. I’m drawn in and taken back in time, examining each detail, to ferret out Marie’s love story. Remerciements!

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